Figure 47. Net changes in main ebb channel, ebb shoal edge, and north and
south spits from 1987 to 1991
occur close to high water, allowing flood-driven transport to flow over the shallow
northern swash platform. The maximum ebb flow occurs close to low water, when
the flow is confined to the main ebb channel, which results in a strong ebb-
dominated main inlet channel.
Chapter 5 Sediment Pathways