<p><strong>Fig. 5.10.</strong> Wave refraction and diffraction cause converging wave fronts on headlands and diverging wave fronts in bays. This phenomenon concentrates wave energy on headlands and diffuses wave energy in bays.</p>

Fig. 5.10. Wave refraction and diffraction cause converging wave fronts on headlands and diverging wave fronts in bays. This phenomenon concentrates wave energy on headlands and diffuses wave energy in bays.

Image by Byron Inouye