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Re: [photo-413] Sunrise and Sunset locations in Bay Area

From: jcdill
Sent on: Saturday, October 24, 2009 7:41 PM
Ray Ranga wrote:
> Hi,
> Now that I need to plan my trip to Panther beach or Davenport a bit
> due to the safety concerns there, I'd like to see what everyone's
> favorite sunrise/sunset spots in Bay Area are? Lets talk from Monterey
> to Sausalito in the north. 

Sausalito waterfront, sunrise thru the Bay Bridge and over Alcatraz.
Marin Headlands, sunrise thru the Golden Gate bridge and over SF
Pier 7 in SF, sunrise thru the Bay Bridge.
Foster City and Redwood Shores shoreline, sunrise over the bay and over 
the Dunbarton Bridge

You can see some of my sunrise photos from these locations in my sunrise 
set on Flickr­

Except for the Marin Headlands there aren't many good sunrise vistas on 
the coast.  There *may* be some decent sunrises in teh winter from the 
Aptos/Capitola area where the ocean is due south and you have sunrise to 
the east over a bit of ocean.  However, fog is a major problem on the 

You can also see sunrise over Monterey bay from Pacific Grove - e.g. 
from Lover's Point, again modulo fog.


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