Report Details

Dunes have taken on the typical winter shapes: steep with obvious erosion and retreat.

Conditions

Temperature: 39 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 2. Surfing: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

None

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Erosion of vegetated foredune.

Actions & Comments

Dune profile is taking on its wintery steep appearance with noticeable erosion and retreat of the dune.

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Note dune steepening and erosion of dunes.
Exposed cobbles from dune retreat and beach erosion.

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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

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

July 12, 2023

Dunes have taken on summer profile and many dead crabs.

edjoyce