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I attending Garibaldi and Nestucca Second Grade Day at the Bay, representing CoastWatch. Netarts Bay Fire and Rescue, Oregon State Parks Rangers, WEBS, & Coastwatch provided lessons and interactive activities on safety, stewardship, tidepooling and more. Large numbers of people stewarding and appreciating the beauty of this mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 71 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -1.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 120. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 120. Sitting: 120. Tidepooling: 90. Fishing: 3. Other Activities: rockhounding 20.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 2.

Notable Wildlife

1 gray whale inside Three Arch Rocks Area 4 oystercatchers, 2 copulating

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. western gulls, unmarked

Stranded Marine Mammals

n/a

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

velella velella-reduced number from January and February, but still present in the wrack line

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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May 9, 2024

I attending Garibaldi and Nestucca Second Grade Day at the Bay, representing CoastWatch.

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October 31, 2023

Lots of rockhounds today, calm conditions.

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A beautiful November fall day at Oceanside Beach, weather was mostly sunny and comfortable.

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September 11, 2021

Weather was very pleasant which made for an enjoyable September day doing a Coastwatch mile.

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June 17, 2021

Overall the beach was very clean, did not see any trash or plastic.

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February 6, 2021

Debris from landslide now cleared and tunnel is accessible again.

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Mile 281

Oceanside Beach, State Wayside, Agate Beach

December 19, 2020

I'm filing this report because of the big landslide on the south end of the Oceanside Tunnel.

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