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- There may be several beach berms and in some cases no berms.
- Under normal conditions a beach berm is formed on the upper part of the foreshore, and over the backshore during severe events.
- During dry periods berms are often formed across openings to minor streams and lagoons, such blocking are also referred to as bar formations.
- CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.