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Beaches We Monitor

For the 2017 season, OBMP is propsing the three week sampling schedule listed below. Once sampling is completed for weeks 1 through 3, the schedule will repeat until the sampling season ends. 

OBMP is currently accepting public comments on the proposed monitoring beaches for the 2017 season through May 8th. Please see the OBMP press release ​to learn more and submit your comments. 

​​Week ​Beaches Monitored
​1 Seaside, Cannon, Tolovana, Short Sand​
​2 Rockaway, Twin Rocks, Neskowin, D River, Agate, Beverly, N​ye, Seal Rock​
3​ ​Nye, Seal Rock, Heceta, Bastendorff, Sunset Bay, Hubbard​, Harris, Chrissy Fields

Click on a beach name to view an aerial map in PDF format.

STATION ID STATION NAME LATITUDE LONGITUDE
SEASIDE BEACH​ - SEASIDE, OREGON - CLATSOP COUNTY
29393 Seaside Beach at 12th Avenue 46.00192 -123.93194
29392 Seaside Beach at Broadway turn around 45.99370 -123.93273
29394 Seaside Beach at U Avenue 45.98141 -123.93655
CANNON BEACH - CANNON BEACH, OREGON - CLATSOP COUNTY
31536 Ecola Creek at Logan Creek 45.90245 -123.96093
29395 Cannon Beach at Ecola Creek mouth (2nd Avenue) 45.89749 -123.96552
29396 Cannon Beach near Ecola Court storm outfall 45.88981 -123.96539
34608 Ecola Court outfall pipe to Cannon Beach 45.88930 -123.96380
TOLOVANA BEACH SP - CANNON BEACH, OREGON - CLATSOP COUNTY
36219 Tolovana Beach State Park 50m north of Chisana Creek 45.87226 -123.96323
30503 Tolovana Beach State Park at the mouth of Chisana Creek 45.87272 -123.96306
36221 Tolovana Beach State Park in Chisana Creek at the outflow 45.87266 -123.96308
36220 Tolovana Beach State Park 50m South of Chisana Creek 45.87220 -123.96191
SHORT SANDS SP​ - ARCH CAPE, OREGON - TILLAMOOK COUNTY
29390 Short Sands Beach north end (Oswald State Park) 45.76358 -123.97002
29389 Short Sands Beach middle (Oswald State Park) 45.76144 -123.96717
31525 Short Sands Creek at footbridge 45.76011 -123.96288
29388 Short Sands Beach at Short Sand Creek (Oswald State Park) 45.75942 -123.96531
ROCKAWAY BEACH​ - ROCKAWAY, OREGON - TILLAMOOK COUNTY
29386 Rockaway Beach at Rock Creek 45.61358 -123.94653
29385 Rockaway Beach at Saltair Creek 45.60577 -123.94749
34724 Rock Creek at south 1st Avenue 45.61390 -123.94450
34725 Saltair Creek at south 6th Avenue 45.60520 -123.94620
TWIN ROCKS BEACH - TWIN ROCKS, OREGON - TILLAMOOK COUNTY
30510 Twin Rocks Beach at Watseco Creek 45.59333 -123.95043
30890 Watseco Creek 45.59270 -123.94560
NESKOWIN BEACH - NESKOWIN, OREGON - TILLAMOOK COUNTY
​38607​​ Hawk Creek at the Salem Avenue bridge 45.1029 -123.9826
​38608 Neskowin Creek 50 m upstream of the confluence with Hawk Creek 45.1008 -123.9828
​30513 Neskowin Creek north side of Proposal Rock at the mouth of Neskowin Creek 45.1016 -123.9873
​32133 Neskowin Beach south side of Proposal Rock at the mouth of Neskowin Creek 45.0993 -123.9879
D RIVER BEACH - LINCOLN CITY, OREGON - LINCOLN COUNTY
10526 D River at the bridge 44.9678 -124.0151
29346 D River Beach @ north corner of parking lot 44.9685 -124.0184
29345 D River Beach at restroom 44.9672 -124.0199
29344 D River Beach 200 M south of restroom 44.9647 -124.0199
AGATE BEACH - NEWPORT, OREGON - LINCOLN COUNTY
34727 Agate Beach at mouth of Big Creek 44.6588 -124.0581
34726 Big Creek at Agate Beach Wayside 44.6587 -124.0567
BEVERLY BEACH​​ - NEWPORT, OREGON - LINCOLN COUNTY
11253 Spencer Creek at Beverly Beach campground footbridge 44.7292 -124.0568
29248 Beverly Beach 100 m north of the mouth of Spencer Creek 44.7304 -124.0602
29247 Beverly Beach at mouth of Spencer Creek 44.7291 -124.0603
29246 Beverly Beach 100 m south of the mouth of Spencer Creek 44.7282 -124.0602
NYE BEACH - NEWPORT, OREGON - LINCOLN COUNTY
34728 Nye Beach at rocky outcrop qest of Olive Street 44.6365 -124.0646
33170 Nye Beach turnaround at discharge pipe 44.6392 -124.0626
33171 Nye Beach turnaround at outflow from discharge pipe (fresh water) 44.6392 -124.0627
34745 Nye Beach 100m north of Nye Creek (west 6th St) 44.6403 -124.0632
SEAL ROCK BEACH - Seal Rock, OREGON - LINCOLN COUNTY
37690 Seal Rock Beach at north access State Wayside Trail 44.4955 -124.0847
37691 Seal Rock Beach at mouth of Hill Creek 44.4943 -124.0845
37692
Seal Rock Beach at mouth of Little Creek
44.4916
-124.0847
37709 Hill Creek at Seal Rock Beach at outflow W of HWY 101 44.4943 -124.0835
37710 Little Creek at Seal Rock Beach at ourflow W of HWY 101 44.4919 -124.0834
HECETA BEACH - FLORENCE, OREGON - LANE COUNTY
36225 Heceta Beach at north runoff 44.0368 -124.1344
30480 Heceta Beach middle site 44.0376 -124.1351
36226 Heceta Beach at south runoff 44.0350 -124.1347
36227 Heceta Beach in the south runoff 44.0349 -124.1329
BASTENDORFF BEACH​​​ - COOS BAY, OREGON - COOS COUNTY
29320 Bastendorff Beach at the jetty 43.3519 -124.3454
29319 Bastendorff Beach 400m south of the jetty 43.3477 -124.3471
29318 Bastendorff Beach at Minor Creek 43.3457 -124.3492
31562 Bastendorff Beach 250m south of Minor Creek 43.3434 -124.3533
31561 Minor Creek 200m upstream 43.3431 -124.3498
SUNSET BAY SP BEACH - COOS BAY, OREGON - COOS COUNTY
29317 Sunset Bay State Park Beach at North Beach Access 43.3354 -124.3729
29316 Sunset Bay State Park Beach at Restroom 43.3336 -124.3726
29315 Sunset Bay State Park Beach at mouth of Big Creek 43.3324 -124.3748
31450 Big Creek at sunset Bay footbridge 43.3308 -124.3732
HUBBARD CREEK BEACH - PORT ORFORD, OREGON - CURRY COUNTY
30749 Hubbard Creek Beach 50m north of Hubbard Creek 42.7355 -124.4784
30750 Hubbard Creek between Hwy 101 and beach 42.7352 -124.4784
30471 Hubbard Creek Beach at Hubbard Creek 42.7349 -124.4771
30751 Hubbard Creek Beach south of Hubbard Creek 42.7349 -124.4771
HARRIS BEACH STATE PARK - BROOKINGS, OREGON - CURRY COUNTY
29312 Harris Beach State Park at Harris Creek 42.0692 -124.3170
31559 Harris Creek upstream 42.0689 -124.3155
31555 Harris Beach State Park east of Goat Island 42.0670 -124.3146
29313 Harris Beach State Park west of parking lot 42.0676 -124.3149
31549 Harris Beach State Park at Eiler Creek 42.0630 -124.3048
CHRISSY FIELD SP​​ - BROOKINGS, OREGON - CURRY COUNTY
36228 Crissey Field SP Beach 450 m upstream of Winchuck River mouth 42.0051 -124.2114
36229 Crissey Field SP Beach 100 m north of Winchuck River mouth 42.0062 -124.2179
36231 Crissey Field SP Beach at Winchuck River mouth
42.0049 -124.2167
36230 Crissey Field SP Beach 100 m south of Winchuck River mouth 42.0035 -124.2152
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