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There is a lot of erosion that occured over the winter.  It seemed like a lot less driftwood on the beach until I walked the tree line.  There is alot of driftwood 10-20' back into the trees, sand too.  The high surfs and storm surge had an impact along this mile of beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 8. Playing in surf: 4. Sitting: 2. Fishing: 1.

Notable Wildlife

5 crows feeding along tide line 1 Seagull flying 7 roosting on Jetty rocks

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Vellela Vellela less than an inch in length

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.).

New Development

Bluff development.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Evidence of wave overtopping.

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Mile 290

December 9, 2023

After this week of flooding and rains, the southern end of my mile is covered in debris washed out of the rivers feeding the Tillamook Bay.

Connye Corey

Mile 290

September 21, 2023

Stinky beach today with all the dead jellyfish along the drift lines.

Foxglove290

Mile 290

April 22, 2023

I went out in the afternoon of Earthday which was also beach clean up day.

Foxglove290

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 290

March 14, 2023

BerrieC

Mile 290

January 29, 2023

Lots of dritwood accumulation along the southern portion of mile 290.

Foxglove290

Mile 290

July 23, 2022

Lots of folks having fun on a partially sunny day.

BerrieC

Mile 290

July 5, 2022

Post 4th beach clean up is a yearly clean up I do because the public always leaves a mess behind them.

Foxglove290

Mile 290

April 24, 2022

Noticable sluffing of shoreline 'bluff' along Camp Magurders property.

Foxglove290