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What is fetch?
The max. distance of open water where the wind blows over.
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What is the coast?
A belt of land bordering the sea.
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What is the crest?
The highest point of a wave
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What is the trough?
The lowest point of a wave
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What is the wave height
The vertical distance between crest and trough
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What is the wave length
The horizontal distance between two successive crests
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What is wave velocity
The speed of the movement of crest over a period of time
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What is longshore drift
The combined action of swash and backwash that carries material and deposits it further down the beach
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What is a wave
An undulating movement passing through water
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What is the coast?

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A belt of land bordering the sea.

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What is the crest?

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What is the trough?

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What is the wave height

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