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About Minuteman Beach at Vandenberg AFB in Lompoc, California

Minuteman Beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base is located at the north end of the Vandenberg coastline a few miles south of Point Sal State Beach. Only Vandenberg pass holders and their guests have access to Minuteman Beach. Portions of the beach are closed March through September for bird nesting of the Snowy Plover. If human violations in these restricted areas reach a certain limit, the AFB will close the beach for the rest of the nesting season. Check the Vandenberg plover update web page to see if the beach is open during this season. To get to this remote beach, enter the Air Force base at California Boulevard or 13th Street off Ocean Avenue and ask them for directions.

Point Sal Rd, Vandenberg AFB
Lompoc, CA 93437
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on beach
Free parking if you have base access
Fishing, Beach Walking
Dunes, No Facilities
Guadalupe, US
11:36 pm, March 23, 2023
temperature icon 46°F
L: 47° H: 54°
Feels like 46.33 °F clear sky
Wind gusts: 0 m/s
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0.02 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 7:02 am
Sunset: 7:15 pm
Humidity 89 %
Pressure1027 mb
Wind 0 m/s

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