Table 2 World’s largest erosive and accretive sandy beach hot spots.

From: The State of the World’s Beaches

  Areal change Rate (m2/yr) Mean change rate (m/yr) Length of section (km)
Erosive Hot Spot Beaches
Freeport, Texas, USA −258,678 −15.2 17
San Rafael National Park, Chile −243,459 −8.4 29
Rockefeller reserve, Louisiana, USA −192,758 −16.0 12
Nebel island, Germany −175,716 −12.1 15
Esbjerg, Denmark −162,695 −8.1 20
High Island, Texas, USA −155,287 −5.3 29
Hog Island, Virginia, USA −154,848 −13.5 12
Accretive Hot Spot Beaches
Diamond mines, Oranjemund, Namibia* 219,748 8.8 25
Around Karachi Port, Pakistan* 203,752 13.1 16
Schiermonnikoog Island, Netherlands 194,752 9.7 20
Rijnland Coast, Netherlands* 190,105 12.3 16
South Coast of Madagascar 153,573 7.0 22
Port Said, Egypt* 149,133 13.0 12
Mauritania 140,239 6.9 22