Edshultshall

OSPAR beach ID: 
SE008
Country: 
Sweden
Region: 
1. Northern North Sea
Summary information
Tourism: 
No
Cleaned: 
Yes
Litter collection: 
Yes
Beach factsheet: 
Yes
Beach geography
Beach width at mean low spring tide: 
8m
Total length of beach: 
223m
Prevailing currents off the beach: 
N
Prevailing winds: 
S
Prevailing winds: 
W
Direction the beach is facing when looking from the beach to the sea: 
W
Beach coordinates
GPS coordinate 100m Start N/S: 
58°06'18.2596"N
100m Start E/W: 
11°28'20.7698"E
GPS coordinate 100m End N/S: 
58°06'15.3872"
100m End E/W: 
11°28'18.6358"
Date position measured: 
03 December 2020
Beach location
Beach features
Type of beach material (%coverage): 
Pebbles 90%, sand 10%
Beach topography: 
Gently sloping
Any objects in the sea that influence the currents: 
No
Beach usage & access
Usage 1: 
Swimming
Usage 1 when: 
Seasonal
Access to the beach: 
Vehicle
Access to the beach: 
Pedestrian
Access to the beach: 
Boats
Nearest town
Distance to the nearest town: 
4.5km
Nearest town: 
Mollösund
Position of the town in relation to survey area: 
S
Residential population of this town: 
236
Developments
Development behind the beach: 
Yes
Development description: 
A house and a pump station for sewage
Food/drink outlets
Are there food and/or drink outlets on the beach: 
No
Nearest harbour
Distance from the beach to the nearest harbour: 
0.2km
Harbour name: 
Edshultshall
Position of the harbour in relation to the survey area: 
N
Type of harbour: 
Leisure
Size of harbour: 
50(number of ships)
Nearest river mouth
Name of the river: 
No river
Waste water discharge
Discharge(s) of waste water nearby: 
No
Beach cleaning
Beach cleaning all year round: 
Other
Beach cleaning seasonal: 
Other
Cleaning method: 
Manually
Responsible for cleaning: 
The beach is cleaned occasionally by the West Coast Foundation. The survey area is cleaned three times per year by the contractor.