1997-98 El Niño Coastal Monitoring Program

Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz

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October 9, 1997Seabright Beach 10-9

Seabright or Castles Beach showing a very-wide dry-sand backbeach. Note the top of a nearly completely buried seastack in the left-center of the photograph. View to the east.

February 8, 1998Seabright Beach 2-8

El Niño Seabright Beach littered with driftwood from the San Lorenzo River. At high tide the water level is close to the base of the coastal bluffs. The seastack is in the center of the photograph and a smaller one has become exhumed just to the right of it.


Click on a beach name to see a series of photographs
taken from October '97 - February '98

Location Map
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The Boardwalk,
Santa Cruz

Capitola Beach,

Cowells Beach,
Santa Cruz

Its Beach,
Santa Cruz

Main Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seabright Beach,
Santa Cruz

Seacliff Beach,
Santa Cruz

Esplanade Drive,

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