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A great day along Mile 235 on the Oregon Coast, especially for rock and shell hunters taking advantage of low tide.

Conditions

Temperature: 61 F. Tide Level: 1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 13. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 3. Sitting: 1. Photography: 2. Most people on the beach on this warm, beautiful day were taking advantage of the low tide to hunt for rocks, shells, and other treasures. At Schoolhouse Creek, a bulldozer and dump truck were moving sand and large rocks.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

There were three gulls on the beach mingling with and unconcerned about the people. Posing for photos in one case.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). With the exception of rocks, kelp, shells, and crab casings, the beach was clean of debris.

Man-made Modifications

Sand removal, New riprap or shoreline protection structures. Bulldozers and dump trucks were placing boulders.

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Mile 235

January 4, 2024

Throughout mile 235 and into 234, there were 13 dead Cassin's Auklets washed up on the beach, many just at tide line, 1 dead seabird, (long neck and white belly - see photo), and one dead sea lion. Much foam and bull kelp on shore.

Valerie Baker

Mile 235

November 7, 2019

A great day along Mile 235 on the Oregon Coast, especially for rock and shell hunters taking advantage of low tide.

KWelsh

Mile 235

January 12, 2019

A beautiful day on Mile 235.

KWelsh

Mile 235

December 21, 2018

 Many masses of bull kelp washed up on the beach.

KWelsh

Mile 235

July 5, 2015

Small fireworks debris along the entire route but one large cache of debris from fireworks on the Coronado Shores beach weighed approx 40 pounds.

JBowman

Mile 235

January 1, 2015

New Years Day was beautiful, the beach was clean for the most part because waves have been reaching man-made riprap walls installed at the base of the cliffs from Gleneden Beach State Park south to just south of Sea and Sand RV Park.

JBowman

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 235

June 20, 2007

New home on Lincoln Ave as reported in past reports is still uncompleted, but now has roof and 2nd story framed in.

Ronreit

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 235

March 17, 2007

Campfire areas included chairs and fire pits, and some trash.

Ronreit