beach face

The portion of a foreshore that lies nearest to the sea and regularly receives the swash of breaking waves. The beach face is the steepest part of the foreshore.
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Beach face

The section of the BEACH normally exposed to the action of wave UPRUSH. The FORESHORE of the BEACH.
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