Report Details

very low tide so much broader beach than usual.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 19. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 2. Playing in sand: 12. Sitting: 5.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 7.

Notable Wildlife

pair of Black Oystercatchers on offshore rock where they often forage at low tide. They have nested on Chief Kiawanda Rock in the past and hopefully will again this year.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

Actions & Comments

no noticeable changes since my last visit on 3/17

Report Images

Cape Kiwanda park beach from foot of dune looking north
one of two Black Oystercatchers on rock at foot of Cape Kiwanda north side

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Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

May 30, 2024

Tar balls have been reported from Lincoln City northward so beachgoers are asked to watch for them and report if found.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

April 18, 2024

People enjoying the beach with their dogs mostly.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

March 18, 2024

Sunny day with paragliders and people walking dogs

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

December 20, 2023

The ocean continues to eat away at cliff. At least today, vehicles were staying where they belong

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

July 25, 2023

One pickup stuck in sand being towed out by commercial towing company when I arrived.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

May 3, 2023

Nice day with few people and vehicles.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

February 15, 2023

A beautiful, wind-free, mostly sunny day with a very clear view north to Cape Lookout.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

October 3, 2022

Mostly I took photos for the CoastWatch Fall Challenge project on iNaturalist

Linda Fink