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  • the beach is everything you know that drives our economy because we want people go to the beach, and a lot of that is surfing related.

  • But equally it just could look among the place to be.

  • Byron Bay has had a history of coastal erosion over many decades, but in terms of the significance of the current of end, they haven't seen that since the 19 nineties.

  • Stay with the ship then, and bypassing particularly Byron, is an obstruction by car headland that will block sand and starve that sand from the other side until the wave conditions are right to move it around.

  • Cape Byron, which is to the south off the main beach, is the most easterly point on the Australian East Coast.

  • It's quite prominent.

  • It sticks right out.

  • What we're seeing at the moment is the blockage has been released.

  • Sand is now starting to move around, but it hasn't made it up to Main Beach, where the area of concern it's currently in eroded state because off the scrapping of the sound that would normally have been reached Bang Beach.

  • We don't really know how quickly these systems move, and it's driven by the kind of annual of weather conditions that we might have in the moment, but it could take weeks, months and maybe even years, depending on the way conditions for the beach to recover.

  • Thank you.

  • Yeah, it raises the issue that we live in a location.

  • If you're living on on the coast, you have to accept that everything isn't steady state.

  • It always doesn't look the same that the conditions on our beach vary from time to time.

  • And we need to understand that variability and learn to live with, in a sense.

the beach is everything you know that drives our economy because we want people go to the beach, and a lot of that is surfing related.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/17
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