Sanibel coastSanibel , United States
The webcam shows the coast of Sanibel Island, a real pearl of Florida. The unique pice of land, where this live broadcast comes from, located by the Gulf of Mexico.
Sanibel has gained popularity for its beaches and a huge number of outlandish seashells. After severe storms and hurricanes on the shore there are many people “hunting” them.
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The reason why Sanibel is teeming with shells is the island's location and curved shape, making it possible to literally scoop dead shellfish shells of from the Gulf of Mexico.
On the island, where the online camera is located, there is Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum with more than 150 thousand exhibits from all over the world. You can also buy books with marine topics, watch a short film telling the evolution of clams, and listen to scientific lectures and legends about shells.
On the island of Sanibel, which coast is shown by an online live webcam, great attention is paid to the protection of flora and fauna. The main organization dedicated to the conservation of the island and its inhabitants is the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, founded in 1967. There is also a Marine Laboratory on Sanibel, which explores a number of problems related to the ocean purity, as well as its inhabitants’ life.
Live streamed Sanibel is a great spot for surfing and other water sports.
What should be done on Sanibel:
- Collect seashells, preferably at dawn.
- Visit the Seashell Museum.
- Admire the dolphins in the late evening.
- Go on a kayak tour through the mangroves of the Darling National Wildlife Refuge, known worldwide for the rarest species of birds.
Sanibel Island with the coastline in this webcam, has a hot subtropical climate. Even in winter, the air temperature is around 24C. The high season runs from January to April. In summer it gets even hotter and more humid. It rains periodically. The most likely times for hurricanes are September and October.
Weather forecast on Sanibela for 7 days is available on our website online.