Washington's Coast
Washington State Department of Ecology

WAVES
STORMS
 
EROSION
What's
happening

Ocean Shores
Cape Disappointment
Washaway Beach
Westport
Leadbetter Point
dams
jetties
Erosion at North Beach, Ocean Shores

The Southwest Washington Coastal Erosion Study SW Washington Coastal Erosion Study
What's happening on the coast

Washaway beach Cape Shoalwater Washaway Beach
the most rapidly eroding spot on the US west coast

Westport Westport
storm waves punch through a park

Fort Canby Cape Disappointment
waves carve into a campground

Ocean Shores Ocean Shores
erosion threatens condominiums

Leadbetter Point Leadbetter Point
a shifting sand spit

Jetties Jetties
caused beaches to grow and possibly erode

Dams Dams
have reduced beach sand supply


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