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* low tides of less than 0.3 m in height with surging breakers constructively build up  the beach profile

*High tides of 4.5 m in height with plunging breakers are destructive against the beach profile and allow sediment to be taken away via the northshore drift

*At Torcross because of this there has been a decreases in shingle from 100m in 1930 to 50m in 1980.

*At South Hallsands there has also been a decrease in shingle of up to 1.4m which greatly threatened the exisitence of it after the storm in 1917

*Sea Wall has been installed…


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