Dating newport beach ca
The city is bordered on the west by Huntington Beach at the Santa Ana River; on the north by Costa Mesa, John Wayne Airport, the City of Irvine and UC Irvine; and on the east by Crystal Cove State Park.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 53.0 square miles (137 km) of it (55.07%) is water.
On the North East side of the channel, the Lido Marina Village now provides the local port to many "Newport Party Boats" as well as small merchants and local restaurants.Newport Bay is divided by the Pacific Coast Highway bridge, which is too low for most sailboats and very large boats to pass under.North of the bridge is referred to as Upper Newport Bay, or the Back Bay.The Upper Bay of Newport is a canyon, which was carved by a stream in the Pleistocene period.The lower bay of Newport was formed much later by sand that was brought along by ocean currents, which constructed the offshore beach that is now recognized as the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach.Much of Upper Newport Bay is a protected natural area known as the Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, established in 1975.
Newport Beach has a mid-latitude semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk) with Mediterranean (Csb) characteristics.
South of the bridge is commonly called Lower Newport Bay, or Newport Harbor.
However the Back Bay also has harbor facilities, especially the marina and launch ramp at The Dunes.
It was a landmark in the Newport Beach Harbor until it was demolished in the 1980s.
Some of the original roof can be seen on a home located in the China Cove.
Before settlers reached the coasts of California, the Newport area and surrounding areas were very prominent Indian lands.