Report Details

Dead sea lion, an eagle, and noticeable retreat of dunes due to wave erosion. Typical for winter.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Strong. Tide Level: -1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 2. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 2. Sitting: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

1 Eagle

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. 1 Dead Sea Lion. Approx. 50 meters south of So. Columbia River Jetty (see photos). We alerted the Seaside Aquarium and sent them the photos,

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces. Very little marine debris observed which was removed.

Natural Changes

Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Erosion of vegetated foredune. Significant cliff erosion observed. See photos,

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Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

July 16, 2024

Nothing unusual.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

June 25, 2024

Nothing unusual - a few more people than usual.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

April 16, 2024

Very little marine debris noted. In photos, note blocks of slumping dunes.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

March 16, 2024

Nothing noteworthy to report.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

February 19, 2024

Nothing unusual except for increased amount of marine debris. Would be good to see the photos I downloaded.

John Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

January 19, 2024

Dead sea lion, an eagle, and noticeable retreat of dunes due to wave erosion.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

December 21, 2023

Lots of erosion.

Ed Joyce

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

August 18, 2023

Nothing new to report.

edjoyce