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A beautiful day on the beach, with lots of visitors for a Monday.  The beach was clean, very little litter.  The tide line had brown foam (diatoms, algae).  Only other remarkable observation was the erosion noted in 2 adjacent backyards. See photos.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SE. Tide Level: 7.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 230. Number of dogs: 25. Walking or running: 158. Playing in surf: 5. Sitting: 67.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Notable Wildlife

none

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

none

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

New Development

none

Man-made Modifications

none

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff. See photos, erosion very visible in two adjacent backyards.

Report Images

Dune Erosion noted in one yard
Significant dune erosion behind one home
Chairs outside Ecola Inn on the beach
Looking North on Cannon Beach to Ecola Creek

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Mile 314

Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

July 8, 2023

Visitors out at low tide, walking on the beach and in the surf, and harvesting mussels and clams.

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Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

December 2, 2022

Chilly winter day with few visitors on the beach.

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Mile 314

Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

June 7, 2021

A beautiful day on the beach, with lots of visitors for a Monday.

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Mile 314

Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

January 21, 2021

A quiet day on the beach, a few folks and lots of dogs.

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Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

December 2, 2020

Beautiful day at the beach, with a surprising number of people and dogs for a Wednesday.

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Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

October 5, 2020

A beautiful day on the beach, Chapman point and Ecola Creek continue to be popular spots for visitors and walkers.

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Mile 314

Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

August 22, 2020

A beautiful walk on the beach during a negative tide revealed lots of visitors on the beach.

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Mile 314

Cannon Beach, Ecola Creek, Chapman Beach south

July 4, 2020

Wow, today was a reminder that people love the beach.

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