Coastsider Guide: Natural history & weather

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Wed, November 19, 2003


Aerial Photographs of the California Coastline (amazing, must-see site!)

Geology and earthquakes

Erosion at Montara State Beach

Quake Risk for El Granada/Montara/Moss Beach

Recent Bay Area Quakes

Recent Earthquakes for San_Francisco

Plants and animals

Biodiversity and Conservation (background)

Native plants of Montara Mountain

Rare and Endangered Plants of San Mateo and Santa Clara County

Red-legged frogs

San Francisco garter snake

California Invasive Plant Council - Home Page

Oceanic Society: WHALE WATCHING - Half Moon Bay


Local weather stations and sensors

Half Moon Bay Clear Sky Clock

Half Moon Bay Cunha weather station & forecast

Half Moon Bay weather station

Half Moon Bay weather station history

Montara weather station

Bay Area doppler radar from National Weather Service

Kamungus Weather on Kings Mountain

Half Moon Bay Climate History

National and regional weather sites (generally not reliable for the coastside)

National Weather Service forecast

National Weather Service : Zone Forecast : San Mateo, California

Weather Underground

Half Moon Bay forecast (Yahoo &

Paul’s Bay Area Weather -

Live Webcams

Kings Mountain (Kamungus)

Montara / Moss Beach (Montara Water District)

Water and waves

Bay Area windsurfing conditions

Deep water swells

Half Moon Bay bouy data

Half Moon Bay tide chart

NRL Monterey Satellite Photos

Tide/Current Predictor

SF Bay Wind Patterns (real time)

North and Central California Surf Report (Stormsurf)