Difference between revisions of "Surf zone"

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Definition|title=Surf zone or Breaker zone
|definition= The zone of wave action extending from the water line (which varies with wave conditions, tide, surge, set-up etc.) out to the most seaward point of the [[breaker zone]].<ref name="CIRIA (1996)"> CIRIA (1996). ''Beach management manual''. CIRIA Report 153.</ref>.}}
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|definition= The zone within which waves approaching the coastline are breaking.}}
  
==References==
 
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==See also==
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==Notes==
 
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The surf zone is a subdomain of the [[shoreface]], schematically shown in [[Definitions of coastal terms]].
[[Definitions of coastal terms]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:12, 25 September 2018

Definition of Surf zone or Breaker zone:
The zone within which waves approaching the coastline are breaking.
This is the common definition for Surf zone or Breaker zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article


Notes

The surf zone is a subdomain of the shoreface, schematically shown in Definitions of coastal terms.