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A beautiful, wind-free, mostly sunny day with a very clear view north to Cape Lookout. A Peregrine Falcon was taking a bath in one of the many fresh water streams running off the cliff into the ocean.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Walking or running: 4.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 4.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune.

Actions & Comments

The winter's King Tides have taken a toll on the cliff all along the east side of the beach.

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low tide looking southwest
tire tracks up dune where vehicles are prohibited
tracks up dune beyond sign prohibiting vehicles
view of Cape Lookout from this mile

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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.

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Cape Kiwanda State Park

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

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 262

Cape Kiwanda State Park

August 27, 2022

About 30 people and six dogs.

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