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Waves Action

The size of a wave depends on its fetch. The fetch is the distance a wave travels. The greater the fetch, the larger the wave. Wind also has a significant effect on the size of waves. The stronger the wind the larger the wave.

As a wave approaches a beach it slows. This is the result of friction between the water and the beach. This causes a wave to


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