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Roughly triangular region of ocean along the central California coast, known to have the world's highest concentration of white sharks; bordered by Tomales Bay to the north, Monterey Bay to the south, and the Farallon Islands (28 miles off San Francisco) to the west. The 150-mile stretch of coastline between Monterey and Tomales includes some of mainland America's best surfing areas, including Mav...
James Manns, Santa Cruz harbor mouth. Photo: Ryan "Chachi" CraigSubscribe to view
James Manns, Santa Cruz harbor mouth. Photo: Ryan "Chachi" Craig