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Balmy 40 degree quiet day after a week of freezing rain and significant ice with temps in the low 30's. Still ice coating on the grasses and cliffs. Recent King and high tides have moved some logs and sand around and uncovered rocks not normally visible. Tent camping at NW 15th Street access.

Conditions

Temperature: 40 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Tide Level: 2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 31. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 31.

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Litter

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 10. Cassin’s auklets, some fairly fresh but most from previous week. There were as many as 20-30 in a 50 yard stretch last week.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

Tent camping south of the NW 15th Street access, Lincoln City. Photo attached.

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June 19, 2023

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