Erdiko

OSPAR beach ID: 
FR047
Country: 
France
Region: 
4. Bay of Biscay
Summary information
Tourism: 
Yes
Cleaned: 
No
Litter collection: 
Yes
Beach factsheet: 
Yes
Beach geography
Beach width at mean low spring tide: 
0m
Beach width at mean high spring tide: 
25m
Total length of beach: 
100m
Back of beach: 
Cliffs
Prevailing currents off the beach: 
N
Prevailing currents off the beach: 
W
Prevailing winds: 
N
Direction the beach is facing when looking from the beach to the sea: 
N
Direction the beach is facing when looking from the beach to the sea: 
W
Beach coordinates
GPS coordinate 100m Start N/S: 
43°22'50.90"N
100m Start E/W: 
1°45'16.22"W
GPS coordinate 100m End N/S: 
43°22'52.28"N
100m End E/W: 
1°45'13.31"W
Beach location
Beach features
Type of beach material (%coverage): 
sand 80%, pebbles 20%
Beach topography: 
slight slope
Beach usage & access
Usage 1: 
Amusements
Usage 1 when: 
Seasonal
Access to the beach: 
Pedestrian
Nearest town
Distance to the nearest town: 
1.0km
Nearest town: 
Hendaye
Position of the town in relation to survey area: 
West
Residential population of this town: 
20000
Developments
Development behind the beach: 
No
Food/drink outlets
Are there food and/or drink outlets on the beach: 
No
Nearest harbour
Distance from the beach to the nearest harbour: 
3.0km
Harbour name: 
Hendaye
Position of the harbour in relation to the survey area: 
W
Type of harbour: 
Marina
Size of harbour: 
890(number of ships)
Nearest river mouth
Distance from the beach to the nearest river mouth: 
3.0km
Name of the river: 
La Bidassoa
Position of river mouth in relation to survey area: 
W
Waste water discharge
Discharge(s) of waste water nearby: 
Yes
Distance from the beach to the discharge points: 
0.5km
Position of discharge points in relation to survey area: 
E
Beach cleaning
Beach cleaning all year round: 
Other
Cleaning method: 
Manually
Responsible for cleaning: 
Lionel Sévilla (Hendaye)