Swash

Science / Geology / Swash: The landward rush of water from a breaking wave up the slope of the beach.

Swash Rider

Science / Marine Biology / Swash Rider: Invertebrate that can migrate up and down shore with the rising and falling tide, in order to maintain station at a level that is moist but not overly washed by the waves MORE

Longshore Drift

Science / Geology / Longshore Drift: The movement of sediment along a coastline caused by waves striking the coast at an oblique angle. The waves wash sediment particles up the beach at an oblique angle and the swash back to the sea carr MORE

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