Mile 303 Report
June 5, 2011
Other Mile 303 Reports (12)
January 23, 2022 - shattuckfIt was a beautiful and sunny day out on Short Sand Beach and in Oswald SP. There was not much of a breeze on the beach and it was warm for a January day on the Oregon coast. Beach was fairly packed...
November 16, 2021 - DeborahPWe observed typical post rain/storm erosion and debris. The wrack line was surprisingly clean of trash. The concrete dock is becoming buried under sand.
August 23, 2021 - angela whitlock
July 22, 2021 - shattuckf
August 19, 2019 - jessejonesSunny, warm day at Shorties with a mild crowd of families and surfers. Most notable as always is marine debris including microplastics in the sand and in the wrackline. Large log covered with...
March 4, 2012 - LisaLA plastic wrapper with Japanese writing was in the drift line. The south cliff looks look there has been some erosion over winter. Fallen trees were present along the side of the cliff. Morphology of...
December 4, 2011 - LisaLLarge number of people; signficant marine debris.
December 1, 2011 - LisaLObserved nothing but ordinary recreational activities.
October 23, 2011 - LisaLIt was a fairly typical day at Oswald. Overcast, people surfing, and people with their dogs. The afternoon was busy with tourists, but as it got later in the day, there were mostly surfers left at...
April 8, 2011 - LisaLDeceased young 40-45lbs harbor seal on beach near high tide line at south end.
March 19, 2011 - LisaLTrail up to Devils Cauldron was in good condition, but muddy. Suspension bridge showed some sign of wear and graffiti was present at the bridge. Several plastic water bottles were on the rocks off...
October 9, 2009 - beachmikeI didn't see any signs of man-made or major natural changes to this section of the coast. Despite the fact that this is such a heavily used beach, I didn't find any garbage. The people seemed...