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1

How do headlands effect incoming waves

Headlands force the incoming waves to refract or bend-concentrating their energy at the headland leading to higher erosive power

2

How do bats affect incoming waves

When waves enter a bay their energy is dissipated this leads to deposition

3

Explain offshore bar

Offshore bar also known as sandbars are submerged ridges of sand or course sediment c