storm beach


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storm beach

[′stȯrm ‚bēch]
(geology)
A ridge composed of gravel or shingle built up by storm waves at the inner margin of a beach.
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rEpair works to the damaged rock beach revetment which involves: removal and re-placing of 4t rock armour where this has moved opening up significant voids, approx length 20m, removal of circa 50m of transition zone revetment, excavation of cobble storm beach, and installation of full rock armour revetment consisting of; a base of geotextile fabric 400mm stone underlayer, lower beach section comprising 2t armour stones spanning a width of circa 14 metres at a gradient of 1:4, upper beach section with 4t armour of 1:2.
Not only does it have Chesil Beach, the best example of a storm beach in Britain, the area around Portland Bill at the southern tip is also the country's most important raised beach.
rEmoval of circa 50m of transition zone revetment, excavation of cobble storm beach and installation of full rock armour revetment consisting of a base of geotextile fabric 400mm stone underlayer, lower beach section comprising 2t armour stones spanning a width of circa 14 metres at a gradient of 1:4, upper beach section with 4t armour of 1:10.
If two men are fishing alone on a storm beach a mile apart, it is an even bet that one will tend to fancy the other man's chance more than his own.