Report Details

Very little beach to walk on at this time of year at high tide. Waves come in all the way to the riprap line. Beware of sneaker waves. Accesses are still hazardous or unusable on Mile 238.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1. Very rainy day, so not many people or pets in the area.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

New riprap or shoreline protection structures. On-going riprap project. Several areas on this stretch of beach being built up with riprap and sand, just below homes.

Actions & Comments

Riprap project has been going on for a couple of years. Truckloads of boulders are brought in and dumped in a staging area, which aggravates homeowners, but the work must continue.

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Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

May 20, 2024

The beach was completely empty today.

Cathy

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Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

December 20, 2023

Beach was completely deserted today. The only usable accesses are at 50B and in between properties 281 and 283.

Catherine Berger

Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

October 8, 2023

Beach was calm and litter-free.

Cathy238

Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

July 9, 2023

Some beach accesses have been reopened (50B and between property 281/283).

Cathy238

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Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

March 26, 2023

Beach accesses are currently closed along Salishan Drive, except at the end of the road at access #50, and an unmarked access at lot #349.

Cathy238

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Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

December 29, 2022

Very little beach to walk on at this time of year at high tide.

Cathy238

Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

September 1, 2022

Some accesses are usable again, like the one near lot 281.

Cathy238

Mile 238

Salishan Spit, North Lagoon, Siletz Bay

June 7, 2022

Very little activity and little debris (logs, kelp, etc) today on this mile.

Cathy238