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.
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.
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.
Vast storm beaches like Llangennith or Freshwater West are heaven to a variety of species such as bass and mullet and the anglers who pursue them.
Vast storm beaches like Llangennith or Freshwater West are heaven to a variety of species such as bass and mullet and the anglers who pursue them, as are the rugged coastlines of the Gower and Pembrokeshire and the long sandy estuaries such as the Loughor,Dyfi and Tywi.
And his latest adventure, tackling the storm beaches near Kinsale, finished with a count of 25 bass - the biggest a very creditable 8lb.
This is alook at the feud between free-hand graffiti writer King Robbo and the stencil-using Banksy,which has its roots in the early 1990s, but re-ignited in 2009 when Banksy was Vast storm beaches like Llangennith or Freshwater West are heaven to a variety of species such as bass and mullet and the anglers who pursue them, as are the rugged coastlines of the Gower and Pembrokeshire alleged to have defaced one of his rival'sworks in a serious breach of graffiti etiquette.
While the kelp-laden Lleyn Peninsula churns out Pollack galore, portly bass and mullet brave the vast storm beaches.