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This report contains observations of Pine Beach Loop and the north and central sections of Camp Magruder, as I pass those on the way to Mile 290 and have been monitoring and submitting info on PBL activity for OSCC.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 40. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 19. Playing in sand: 17. Sitting: 6. Cars/trucks parked at Barview Jetty.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

Dune modification/removal, Beachgrass planting or removal, New riprap or shoreline protection structures. New beach grass planting and significant erosion at Pine Beach revetment installation, bluffs have increased from 6 ft to 10-12 ft.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping. 30+ trees down at Magruder beach front, many more at the edge or about to fall. Bluffs have eroded considerably during recent weeks and height has increased from 6 ft to 12 ft. Large logs pushed 30 ft up inclined paths.

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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