Report Details

The beach was very wide and clean. There were no dead birds, little wrack, and a minimum of human litter. The only organisms besides a few gulls were jellyfish below the surfline, with a greater concentration of those toward the jetty south of this mile. Otherwise the beach looked normal for this time of year.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 13. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 9. Other Activities: 4 horseback riding.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

a few gulls

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Jellyfish

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Mile 297

October 22, 2023

The sky was mostly cloudy with some patches of fog and noticeable blobs of sea foam on wet sand.

Platypus Custard

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September 4, 2023

A nice warm partly cloudy day with a large group enjoying the picnic area by the parking lot.

NehalemBay

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June 6, 2023

It was a blustery sunny day with 3 horse back riders and one walker on the beach.

NehalemBay

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Mile 297

March 18, 2023

A nice bright day with a large group of birders from 30 cars looking for Snowy Plovers when I started but only 13 people walking or sitting on the beach on my way back.

NehalemBay

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Mile 297

December 15, 2022

This was a sunny, cold, blustery day with 8 people and 2 dogs walking or biking(1) on the extensive beach.

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September 6, 2022

This was a sunny calm day with few people on the beach.

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Mile 297

June 15, 2022

This was a nice day with clouds and little wind.

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Mile 297

March 8, 2022

This was a nice cloudy day with only 4 cars in the parking lot and four people on the beach, one with a dog.

NehalemBay