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Wind and Sea

Click here for Biodiversity Survey findings

Wind and Sea is located in the South Coast region of California. This site is part of Windansea Beach, located in La Jolla. In addition to being known for surf breaks created by underwater reefs, this site has high visitation due to easy access and nearby neighborhoods. This site is highly sand influenced. This gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Wind and Sea biodiversity survey overview

Wind and Sea long-term monitoring overview

Wind and Sea is dominated by a mixture of consolidated sandstone and sandy beach, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock and sandy beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is west/northwest.

Biodiversity Surveys were done by University of California Santa Cruz in 2012 and 2018.  The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 20 meters (along shore) x 40 meters (seaward). Click here to view Biodiversity Survey findings at this site.

For more information about Wind and Sea, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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