outer beach

outer beach

[′au̇d·ər ′bēch]
(geology)
The part of a beach that is ordinarily dry and reached only by the waves generated by a violent storm.
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In the essays collected here, he describes his experiences walking the shoreline of Cape CodAEs Outer Beach (or Outer Cape Cod), a 40-mile long yet narrow stretch of beaches, dunes, islands, and inlets that separates Cape Cod Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.
Piping plover conservation attempts has obstructed outer beach access in recent years, however last season Orleans executed a groundbreaking plan that permitted off-road vehicles access.
Whenever I find myself thinking too much about "the fate of the Cape," and feel a case of cosmic jitters coming on, I know it's time to get to the Outer Beach, preferably during a northeast storm.
Meanwhile, the rest of us took strolls on Lighthouse Beach, the new bridge of sand, formed in 1992 from such destruction, that now connects Chatham center to the outer beach.
They're asked to leave late each afternoon, when the outer beach is closed to vehicular traffic for the night (hikers may night-fish).
A sports hall basin whose glass facade opens to 70% on the outer beach, comprising: