Report Details

There is very little change to the sand or dunes along mile 256. The most remarkable observation was of the number of Velella Velellas and their large size.

Conditions

Temperature: 56 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: -0.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 8.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Many Velella Velellas in the wrack line; remarkable for their large size.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. Removed one 2-gallon size water bottle with attached mussels. Overall, there was very little plastic debris on the beach. A lot of Velella Velellas.

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Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

April 1, 2024

Significant erosion to the dune which has caused many trees of all sizes to fall to the beach and be washed northward. Of note: this same significant degree of erosion occurred for 2 1/2 miles: from the northern section of mile 254 through mile 257 at Camp Winema

Heidi Heidenreich

Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

November 19, 2022

Nice day walking on beach.

RossW

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Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

October 28, 2018

jeanrcameron

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Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

July 8, 2018

Though overcast many people were enjoying their beach time including a lady from TX.

Harding

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Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

April 18, 2018

There is very little change to the sand or dunes along mile 256.

jeanrcameron

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Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

April 18, 2018

Nice day at the ocean, people seem to be enjoying themselves.

gordonleslie

Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

November 27, 2017

jeanrcameron

Mile 256

Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema

October 3, 2017

Harding