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A quiet, peaceful, sunny day; a moderate number of people just relaxing, wandering, etc.; one family with a couple of little kids busily building a sand castle. With beach clean-up just a few weeks ago, very little litter. One dead seal pup, and a couple of deteriorating gull carcasses. One young man, in a world all by himself, intently and vigorously dancing in the shallow surf; and a pair of Lincoln City policemen patrolling in a department beach buggy. The beach being used as the good lord and Tom McCall intended!

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 6.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 32. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 22. Playing in sand: 6. Sitting: 3. Other Activities: 1. Twwo Lincoln City police officers, patrolling the beach in a Department beach buggy. One young man, apparently with an Ipod in his ear, transfixedly dancing in the shallow water, to the surf and/or the music.

Vehicles

ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Quite a few gulls on or near the beach; numerous groups of half a dozen or so unidentifiable birds farther out, heading south.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. Gulls

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Young (~3` long) harbor seal pup, deceased and and beginning to deteriorate.

Driftline Content

Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). One short length of rope; a scattering of moon jellies and sea nettle

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Mile 244

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Mile 244

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Mile 244

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Mile 244

Wecoma Beach north, Lincoln City, Roads End south

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