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Misty, overcast cloudy day, light wind mid week but noted singificant increase in people and dogs on the beach. Lincoln City is supposed to be in Coronavirus Phase 1 with only essential travel but parks and beach access has opened. The signs the NW 34th access limiting vehicles to specific area have been repositions... were taken down all winter.


Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 101. Number of dogs: 30. Walking or running: 84. Playing in surf: 1. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 8. Photography: 1. Surfing: 1. Fishing: 1. Thank you for installing vehicle limitations signs at NW 34th access, Lincoln City.



Apparent violations: Blankets left on beach. Reported to Ranger Ryan/Ranger Doug and they removed 6/10. Thank you..


Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 16.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

Significant increase in vegetation on the beach, possibly, cakile edentula, sea rocket. Photo included.

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