What affects the rate of coastal erosion?

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  • Created on: 03-04-14 09:53

The power of the waves is determined by 2 factors:

1) Wind speed: The windier it is, the stronger the waves

2) The fetch: The longer the fetch, the more powerful the wave

What affects the rate of erosion?

1) The incline of the beach:

Waves are created by a transfer of energy from the wind to the sea. As the wave…


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