A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean
An area along the coast that is wave deposited sediment
Waves make a current that move sediment down the beach. Along the shore movement of beach sediment.
A beach that projects like a finger out into the water. The result of longshore drift.
How do waves form? How do they get their energy?
Waves get their energy and form by wind blowing across the water's surface.
How do waves erode a coast?
by impact (hitting) and abrasion (scraping)
Over a long period of time, what effect do waves have on a steep, rocky coast?
The waves can erode softer rock making a sea cave, wave-cut cliff, headland, sea arch, and sea-stack.
long ridge of sand parallel to the beach
similar to a sandbar; made by storm waves piling up large amounts of sand forming long narrow islands along the coast