Report Details

Lots of erosion and dune retreat.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: -1.4 feet.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Vehicles

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

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Styrofoam.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping. Lots of erosion and dune retreat due to recent storms.

Actions & Comments

Lots of erosioin and dune retreat.

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Note steep dunes due to storm erosion.
Note steep dunes due to storm erosion.

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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

Mile 339

Clatsop Spit, Fort Stevens SP

March 15, 2023

Steep dunes typical for winter.

edjoyce