Adverse tidal exchange occurred due to the littoral drift along the coast line causing flow reduction and shifting of the lake mouth every year.
Static equilibrium refers to a beach that is stable and does not experience littoral drift or sediment deposition or erosion.
The beach was formed as a result of arresting the littoral drift by the port's breakwater.
Normally, it would have silted back due to the littoral drift that ran from north to south.
The process is also known as longshore transport or littoral drift.
The littoral drift, or prevailing movement of sand, is from east to west on ocean beaches on Long Island.
Longshore or littoral drift is the transportation of sediments along the coast at an angle to the shoreline.
But he does more than write on the details of littoral drift, inlet dynamics, overwash processes and dune migration.
In the intervening several thousand years, ocean currents, or littoral drift, filled in space with sand.
The natural movement of the littoral along the coast is called the littoral drift.