Geometric parameter in the expression to approximate the shoreline in the lee of

headland-type features (Equation III-2-24 and Figure III-2-27) [length]

Distance between the ends of headlands that define a given section of shoreline

(Equation III-2-24 and Figure III-2-27) [length]

Wave period [time]

Length of a wane record [time]

Time required for structure to fill to capacity (Equation III-2-29)

Average peak spectral wave period [time]

Maximum oscillatory velocity magnitude (Equation III-2-9) [length/time]

Theoretical longshore velocity at breaking point for the no-lateral-mixing case

[length/time]

Longshore current speed [length/time]

Width of the surf zone [length]

Sediment fall velocity [length/time]

Distance seaward the shoreline will extend at a structure [length]

Distance to the measured current from the shoreline (Equation III-2-12) [length]

Length of structure (Equation III-2-29) [length]

III-2-112

Longshore Sediment Transport

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