Bluff Report by

Oak Harbor, WA

Bluff Overview

Bluff height: >80'

Bluff sediment type/geology:

  • Mud
  • Gravels

Bluff vegetation:

  • Grasses

Groundwater seeps?: No

Profile shape: Convex

Profile

Bluff undercut?: Yes

Undercut

Undercut location: Base

Undercut depth: 5-10'

Undercut length: 10-20'

Undercut height: 5-10'

Bluff slide deposits?: Yes

Slide Deposits

Slide deposit height: >10' ft

Slide deposit width: 10-20' ft

Slide deposit depth: >10' ft

Slide deposit composition:

  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Gravels

Upper beach composition:

  • Sand

Does the slide deposit material match material observed in the bluff above?: Yes

Does the deposit size or scarp appear to be changing?: Yes

What sediment sizes are present at the beach?:

  • Sand
  • Cobbles

10/19/2021 | 11:47 am

Tidal Overview

4 hours 10 minutes before high tide

Data from Sunset Beach, Whidbey Island (1 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 3:57 pm, 7.2'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 8.9 MPH

Wind Direction: ESE (110°)

Temperature: 53℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

(Click here for full weather details from DarkSky)


You must be logged in to post a comment.