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  Map: San Mateo Section 5 |   Point: sm5-

Name or Prominent Feature:
El Granada Beach (the former)
Area: El Granada
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 10
- Easting: 546890
- Northing: 4150490
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: Between East Breakwater and Mirada Rd.
Nearest Milepost
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  • CCC Access Point


  • El Granada Beach, once a wide sandy beach popular with visitors, is the victim of marina development. After the breakwaters were built, the ocean currents that delivered sand to the beach were directed offshore, and the beach eroded to nothing. The bluff is now armored with riprap.