Report Details

There were 15 people and 2 dogs walking on the beach.There was no land based debris on the beach.  There was one dead harbor seal on the beach. see picture.  There were 6 brown pelicans on and around Gull Rock.There were new rock slides from the hillside south of Arch Cape.  There were 5 trees hanging from the top of the hillside.  The high winds beginnning September 7 caused a large number of trees to fall.  see pictures

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 1.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 15.

Stranded Marine Mammals

One dead harbor seal was observed on the beach sand. see picture

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Visible retreat of solid bluff. Five trees were hanging from the top of the hill side south of Arch Cape. New rock slides below the trees. see pictures

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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