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Coastal Erosion on Cape Cod: Some Questions and Answers

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Figure 4. Diagrammatic illustration of longshore drift and the longshore current generated by the oblique approach of waves. The skinny arrows show the path followed by sand grains moved by the rush and backwash of the waves.

Figure 4.  Diagrammatic illustration of longshore drift and longshore current generated by oblique approach of waves. Figure 4.  Diagrammatic illustration of longshore drift and longshore current generated by oblique approach of waves.

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