Report Details

Dunes/beach are taking on a more gentle slope due to less summer waves and storms.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 10. Sitting: 4. Kayaking: 2. Fishing: 2.

Vehicles

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

Driftline Content

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

New Development

Dunes/beach are taking on a more gentle slope due to less summer waves and storms.

Actions & Comments

Dunes/beach are taking on a more gentle slope due to less summer waves and storms.

Report Images

Looking north from approx. 1/3 mile south of So. Columbia River Jetty. Note cobbles placed by Army Corps to inhibit erosion.
Protruding log - length of protrusion will be monitored for beach migration/erosion.
Protruding log - length of protrusion will be monitored for beach migration/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