Report Details

An unusually warm November day and the end of a good clamdigging tide made for more beach motorized traffic than we normally encounter on our mile. The return mile produced a large garbage bag of plastic bottles which we are allowed to put in the dumpster at Fort Stevens State Park. Lots of small jellyfish noted on the wet part of the beach sand.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 1. Playing in surf: 3. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 2. Other Activities: clamdigging.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 6.

Notable Wildlife

2 seagulls4 pelicans

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. high on the beach a seabird black with white breast

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

many jellyfish in damp part of beach

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune.

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Mile 338

January 1, 2024

A very clean mile on this sunny first day of the year 2024.

Beth E Kandoll

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October 1, 2023

A beautiful clear blue sky and a mild windy day.

Randy and Beth

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March 29, 2023

Probably the cleanest our mile has ever seemed with virtually no human debris to pick up on our walk back south.

Randy and Beth

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Mile 338

January 1, 2023

A very quiet day on our beach mile with beach clean of debris/driftwood.

Randy and Beth

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September 24, 2022

More people than we have experienced on mile 338 on this sunny autumn day with a bank of cirrhus clouds on the horizon.

Randy and Beth

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June 27, 2022

Two notable things on our beach mile walk today.

Randy and Beth

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March 19, 2022

Notably, very few birds.

Randy and Beth

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Mile 338

December 25, 2021

A cold walk on Christmas morning that started out with hail and a moderate north wind, and ended with sun coming through the clouds.

Randy and Beth