Report Details

Pretty uneventfull observations today. The dead whale from last report is still composting on the shore. Beach seemed pretty clean of garbage. Only 4 dead birds. Many crab shells. Very few jellyfish. Muggy warm weather following a week of fires in the hills east of here.


Temperature: 70 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 14. Other Activities: biking 1.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

dead whale from last report still composting on shore

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells.

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February 18, 2024

Recent king tides encroaching onto and undercutting fore dune. More debris than usual. A few shore birds Little human activity Large "octopus tree" I have been following has rotated again and the trunk now points NE. I continue to take photo facing N and S at the high tide line at the MP 29 sign entrance to the beach

Helen Welch

Mile 286

January 28, 2024

Busier day than seen in past few months.

Helen Welch

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December 18, 2023

Cloudy day with occasional rain shower.

Helen Welch

Mile 286

November 26, 2023

Beautiful sunny day after "King Tide". Dead birds located together.

Vince Welch

Mile 286

October 27, 2023

A quiet and beautiful fall day.


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September 22, 2023

Clear warm day.


Mile 286

August 30, 2023

Beautiful Oregon day.


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July 26, 2023

July day.