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Very smokey from all the fires in central and eastern oregon.  Lots of debris from trees had blown into the ocean from the wind storm and wash up at the high tide line.  4 dead birds that had all washed up as well, including one skeleton.  A few trees had been knocked over from the windstorm on the south end of Arch Cape beach.

Conditions

Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 20. Walking or running: 10. Playing in sand: 10.

Notable Wildlife

There seemed to have been an unusual number of dead birds washed ashore. This was just after the large wind storms that we had in early September.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. 2 cormorants and 2 seagulls

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling.

Actions & Comments

The trees had fallen down from the windstorm along the hillside just north of Arch cape.  They are all laying alongside the hill.  

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Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

May 30, 2024

It was a very nice day.

Rick Hess

Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

March 14, 2024

The wrack line contained small (2-4") crab casings, clam shells and broken sand dollars. There was a small land slide near a house drain line - see picture. The sand level was low on the north end of mile 307 which leaves the rocks uncovered.

RICK HESS

Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

December 11, 2023

Other than the wheel and tire, the beach was very clean.

Rick Hess

Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

September 15, 2023

8 people and 2 dogs were walking on the beach.

Bald Eagle

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Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

June 8, 2023

Three people were walking on the beach.

Bald Eagle

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Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

March 16, 2023

I was the only person on the beach.

Bald Eagle

Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

February 25, 2023

Beautiful sunny day on the beach with a few pockets of snow from the storm two days ago remaining.

patecobb

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Mile 307

Cove Beach north, Arch Cape, Arch Cape Creek

December 15, 2022

There were two people and one dog walking on the beach.

Bald Eagle