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Descanso Beach, Avalon, CA

Catalina Channel, Pacific Ocean

Location Overview

  • Body of Water: Catalina Channel, Pacific Ocean
  • Coordinates: 33.34895100, -118.32514500
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Avalon, Catalina Island CA is only 20 miles from busy Los Angeles. Convenient 1 to 1-1/2 hour boat transportation from San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach and Dana Pt. daily.  This is the "lee shore of California" - no surf, and generally crystal clear ocean waters. Paddling here is all year around, along the otherwise inaccessible coastline.

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