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Beaches are formed when constructive waves
deposit sediment on the shore.

They usually have three main components:


Part of beach
Nearshore The nearshore performs similar functions, but usually only at low
tide. Activities in this area include, recreation, quarrying, and coastal

Foreshore The foreshore is…

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Storm Beaches
These are associated with large spring tides, where, due to the time of greatest
gravitational pull tides are highest.

Some large-calibre material is thrown up and beyond the usual high water mark because of
the large waves.

The material remains at the top of the beach if it…


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