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Found a dead sea lion on the beach at beach access #50.  It was not here a week ago when we did our coast walk.  It was pretty badly decomposed so may have died at sea and been washed up.  Hard to determine if there was any trauma involved.  There was also a dead bird not far away - possibly a common murre; no leg bands.

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Temperature: 60 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

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Mile 239

November 12, 2023

Not a bad fall day for a walk with our out-of-town visitors, but walking the beach was impossible due to the high tide and big waves, which were reaching the beach grass area and bouncing large pieces of driftwood around.

ORbeach

Mile 239

July 12, 2023

As nice a summer day as we get here on the coast.

ORbeach

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April 30, 2023

After a winter and spring of horrible weather, we finally got out to survey our mile on a mild day.

ORbeach

Mile 239

November 20, 2022

Sunny, calm day.

ORbeach

Mile 239

August 6, 2022

Found a dead sea lion on the beach at beach access #50.

ORbeach

Mile 239

July 31, 2022

A warm calm summer's day.

ORbeach

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 239

March 28, 2022

Lots of gulls and several seals playing in the surf.

mlbutowitsch

Mile 239

March 10, 2022

A calm, cool day with just a few high clouds.

ORbeach