Haby

OSPAR beach ID: 
SE004
Country: 
Sweden
Region: 
1. Northern North Sea
Summary information
Tourism: 
Yes
Cleaned: 
Yes
Litter collection: 
Yes
Beach factsheet: 
Yes
Beach geography
Beach width at mean low spring tide: 
100m
Beach width at mean high spring tide: 
33m
Total length of beach: 
170m
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°24'21.5187"
100m Start E/W: 
011°14'30.8771"
GPS coordinate 100m End N/S: 
58°24'20.9521"
100m End E/W: 
011°14'36.9797"
Date position measured: 
16 December 2020
Beach location
Beach features
Type of beach material (%coverage): 
gravel, stone, rocks and grazed meadows
Beach topography: 
Flat, exposed
Beach usage & access
Usage 1: 
Coastal walking
Usage 1 when: 
Seasonal
Access to the beach: 
Pedestrian
Nearest town
Distance to the nearest town: 
4.5km
Nearest town: 
Kungshamn
Position of the town in relation to survey area: 
S
Residential population of this town: 
3489
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: 
4.3km
Harbour name: 
Hasselösunds gästhamn
Type of harbour: 
Pleasure boats, guests
Size of harbour: 
70(number of ships)
Nearest river mouth
Distance from the beach to the nearest river mouth: 
27.0km
Name of the river: 
Bärfendalsälven, Åbyfjorden
Position of river mouth in relation to survey area: 
E
Position of river mouth in relation to survey area: 
S
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 survey area is cleaned 3 times a year at measurements occasion. The surrounding area is cleaned once or twice during summer by the municipality.