- Motor vehicle travel is prohibited from Yaquina Bay (44° 37.0374', Mile 215), southerly to the Lincoln County-Lane County line (44° 16.5774', Mile 190).
The day was overcast and mild. It was a relief to be out of the smoke. A lot of people were parked at the parking area at Yachats State Park but not so many on the beach. More people fishing than I've seen before. I suspect the ocean is continuing...read more
It was a beautiful day. I saw more people walking/jogging the road than usual but fewer people on the beach. Social distancing was observed, but most people weren't wearing masks. The parking areas closest to the beach access at both State Parks were cordoned off areas, but people were able to...read more
Cloudy day with no people along beach because of high tide. More logs washed up on south side of Yachats River by its mouth. Continued erosion along Ocean View Drive. read more
There were few people out this morning as the sun was peeking over the mountains. Mile 193 south of the Yachats River looked about the same with regard to erosion. North of the river, Ocean View drive has been repaved and made one-way from 7th to 2nd street with a pedestrian...read more
It was a cloudy day. Not many people out mid-week and mid-afternoon. By and large there have been no significant changes south of the Yachats River on the beach next to Yachats Ocean Road. However, the stairs and railing at marker 77 had to be replaced a couple of months ago...read more
It was a gorgeous day on the beach. Quite a few people were out and fewer dogs than usual. I did not appreciate any major changes in the amount of erosion occurring along either Ocean View Drive or Yachats Ocean Road. 2 surfers were out where the Yachats River empties...read more
Cloudy day. No appreciable changes in erosion along along Yachats Ocean Road or Ocean View Drive. read more
It was a cloudy/foggy morning with a misty drizzle that later cleared. Few people were out that early, although the previous afternoon there were 4 surfers, many cars in the parking areas and many people and dogs on the beach. Most of the erosion remains on Oceanview Drive, north of the Yachats...read more
It was a beautiful sunny day. Very little wind. I did not notice any significant changes in extent of erosion along the road north and south of the river. Most appears to be occurring along Ocean View drive north of the Yachats River.
I had some concerns about the safety of the...read more
Day was mild, cloudy with intermittent rain, mild wind. Surf was higher than I've seen it. There were more logs and wood debris than usual at Yachats State Park. It seems as if there is more shore erosion occurring both north and south of the Yachats River, and south of...read more
Foggy morning. Only a few people were out walking. Extent of erosion along both Yachats Ocean Road and Ocean View Drive appears about the same.
The day was cloudy, rainy, and sunny at various times. There was a lot more log debris than usual both north and south of the Yachats River. A fair number of Velella were on the beach, though not as much as in previous years. A dead, headless sea lion was...read more
Nothing significant to report even with the King Tide. The water may have been higher in the Yachats River than usual.read more
I noticed no significant changes in the shoreline or the amount of erosion threatening either Ocean View Drive north of the Yachats River or Yachats Ocean Road south of the river.read more
From Glen Olsen: I noticed a harbor seal pup at the end of Windy Way area. This is a newborn, with the umbilical cord still attached. Mom is probably grabbing a bite while the baby rests. Marine mammal stranding coordinator has been contacted.read more
South of Yachats River Bridge along Yachats Ocean Road another clump of vegetation has been eroded onto the beach at the same place a tree had fallen last year. Also, it appears that more erosion has occurred along Ocean View Drive to require some warning cones. Otherwise things look about...read more