Mile 321 Report

July 20, 2013
by Simonetal

Location:
Clatsop
West Point north, Ecola SP
Conditions:
Saturday 2:00 PM
Cloudy
70° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Humans / Pets:
People:
5
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Walking / Running:
5
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
2
ATVs/OHVs parking:
0
RVs/Buses parking:
RVs/Buses parking: 0
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
0
Cars/Trucks on beach, prohibited:
0
ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited:
0
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
black turnstones; murres in water; brown pelicans passing along surf; starfish on rocks near water (its is low tide)
Dead Birds:
Total:
1
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Species/names:
scooter
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
this beach is so rocky no drift line is present
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Erosion of vegetated foredune·Visible retreat of solid bluff·Landslides/major boulder falls
sping was not favorable to the vegetated hillside
Comments:
Summary:
Very calm day with very calm water, almost no surf. No surfers present, only fishermen at the cove area. Cliff side has experienced major landslide and erosion near the front of the headland. Only debris found was marine floats broken into pieces.
Other Mile 321 Reports (2)

2012

November 10, 2012 - Simonetal
Path at top of slope of rocky shore is well compressed. Sunset was very pretty, and surfers were in high numbers today. Two surfers came in along the path while we walked out. Returned in the dark...

2010

October 9, 2010 - Simonetal
Hidden camp needs to be removed by authorities. Beach is rocky, remote, and little traveled.
  • looking south from south end of mile
  • vegetated shoreline of mile 322
  • surfers riding storm waves 10/09/10
  • surf and wave action 10/09/10 at The Cove, Seaside OR
  • foggy, storm waves at the Cove, Seaside OR 10/09/10