beach face

noun
the seaward section of a beach exposed to and shaped by the action of waves.
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Stationary, time-series, multi-electrode resistivity profiles across a beach
  face as a function of water level.
The profile variability seen on the beach face is natural and due to beach cusp
  formation, movement, and degradation.
It offers a mile-long walk along the sandy spit either on the beach face or on
  the nature trails.
The littoral process is the mechanism that delivers eroded sediment to the
  beach face.
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