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Another beautiful day at Mile 60.sunny after fog lifted. Lite Nw wind, tide coming in. Some plastic, which seem to get worst as I walk south, but still pretty clean of trash. 3 groups of people, 2 runner, 4 walking and 1 solitary agate hunter like me working the gravel beds intermittently down the beach. Bluffs/cliff show new erosion, nothing major, just slow, continuous erosion. No shore birds, a few gulls and one Marsh Hawk. Coots and geese on Floras Lake. No sea mammals.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Walking or running: 2. Playing in sand: 4. Beachwalkers and runner, no tav or cars

Notable Wildlife

Few gulls and one hawk

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. remains

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

Dune modification/removal. as above

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Mile 60

January 12, 2022

Very wide beach at low tide, about 140' from edge of surf to grass dunes.

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Mile 60

August 1, 2021

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Mile 60

January 17, 2021

Large new landslide on the southern cliffs.

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Mile 60

September 18, 2020

Pretty typical beach experience.

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Mile 60

September 13, 2020

Long hike on the Oregon Coast Trail from Floras Lake to Blacklock Point.

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Mile 60

September 8, 2020

A smokey, foggy, walk on the beach.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 60

August 27, 2020

No unusual or significant changes.

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Mile 60

August 11, 2020

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