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Beautiful morning on the beach with calm winds and plenty of sun.  Nothing really unusual to report, except the ocean had no large waves like it normally does; just one section of very calm wave activity (see pics).

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 2.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 7.

Notable Wildlife

Very few shore birds today, one small group of pelicans fishing along the tide line just above the water in flight.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells.

New Development

Steps down bluff, Bluff development.

Man-made Modifications

Dune modification/removal, New riprap or shoreline protection structures. Continuation of armoring of the foredune in a small area of eight homes. I observed a newly installed/constructed wooden stairway over the rip rap along nearby the other previously reported (see pics).

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Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

May 2, 2024

Beautiful day.

237 coastwatcher

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

March 12, 2024

The most important factor for me personally with the changes I've observed in this section of my mile is how impactful the shoreline armoring has been on the beach to the south.

Barry Howarth

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

January 16, 2024

The most heartbreaking part of my mile report today is that I couldn't even walk my entire mile due to shifting sand and the subsequent tide (even though I did this at low tide,) preventing a safe northward walk. I have been walking on this stretch of beach since the early seventies and never-- even five or ten years ago, would you not had adequate distance to walk the beach from the surf to the foredune. I provided on pic looking north on my mile from the top of a revetment that was installed a few years ago, that's the only way I could get a glimpse of it safely.

Barry Howarth

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

December 21, 2023

A beautiful day here at the Central Oregon Coast!

Barry Howarth

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

November 16, 2023

Beautiful day for the mile report walk.

237 Watcher

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

October 21, 2023

I learned that two shore structures (stairs built on top of rip-rap) were heavily damaged during a recent storm/tide condition earlier this month.

237 Watcher

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

September 7, 2023

A beautiful day at mile 237 again!

237 Watcher

Mile 237

Gleneden Beach north, golf course

August 13, 2023

A beautiful morning, nothing really noteworthy in this report.

237 Watcher