The shoreline at Bandon is generally a tall cliff.
The few places where it is low, the beach is just sand and water.
When the edge is tall, the beach gets interesting….
With these massive rocks they call islands. With smaller rocks toward shore from them, some with fantastic shapes.
All offer varying kinds of roosts for the constant ebb and flow of gulls and cormorants, and all kinds of anchors for the intertidal marine life.
All offer shade from the hot sun, and silhouettes for the setting sun.
And all offer various kinds of challenge to the ocean waves.