High tides on 2nd and 3rd of March were quite costly for the dunes. Looks like the new fence that went up on the edge of the Golf Course on the 4th of February may soon be gone too….
The fence has lost it’s pickets and the posts are far more exposed. Jean would be buried completely and Fraser would be up to his neck if they were suddenly transported back to last October.
Now we have a time lapse camera recording the coastal erosion at the bay. Over the coming months we hope to be bringing you footage of the dynamic coast.
The coast is highly dynamic. A particular beach-dune system can show extensive change in just a few hours as a result of a single storm so the extent of change in a coastal landscape over the course of a human…
things are perpetually on the move around the bay
http://www.flickr.com/photos/montrosebay/9371738558/ Sandmartins flit around their nests in the dunes around Montrose Bay. Metal supports and netting can be seen as part of the defences against erosion of the dune system.