Les Selliers

OSPAR beach ID: 
FR035
Country: 
France
Region: 
4. Bay of Biscay
Summary information
Tourism: 
Yes
Cleaned: 
No
Litter collection: 
No
Beach factsheet: 
Yes
Beach geography
Beach width at mean low spring tide: 
300m
Beach width at mean high spring tide: 
3m
Total length of beach: 
1500m
Back of beach: 
Woods
Prevailing currents off the beach: 
N
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: 
46°14'43.00"N
100m Start E/W: 
1°08'32.00"W
GPS coordinate 100m End N/S: 
46°14'46.00"N
100m End E/W: 
1°08'31.00"W
Beach location
Beach features
Type of beach material (%coverage): 
pebbles 90%, sand 10%
Beach topography: 
slope 3%
Beach usage & access
Usage 1: 
Coastal walking
Usage 1 when: 
Whole year round
Access to the beach: 
Vehicle
Nearest town
Distance to the nearest town: 
1.5km
Nearest town: 
Marsilly
Position of the town in relation to survey area: 
South
Residential population of this town: 
3003
Developments
Development behind the beach: 
No
Food/drink outlets
Are there food and/or drink outlets on the beach: 
No
Nearest shipping lane
Distance from the beach to the nearest shipping lane: 
3.0km
Type of shipping that uses this lane: 
Fishing vessels
Position of shipping lane in relation to survey area: 
W
Nearest harbour
Distance from the beach to the nearest harbour: 
6.0km
Harbour name: 
Charron
Position of the harbour in relation to the survey area: 
N
Type of harbour: 
Mussel farmer
Size of harbour: 
20(number of ships)
Nearest river mouth
Distance from the beach to the nearest river mouth: 
6.0km
Name of the river: 
Sèvre niortaise
Position of river mouth in relation to survey area: 
N
Waste water discharge
Discharge(s) of waste water nearby: 
No