Coastal Erosion at Stockton

Stockton suffers from coastal erosion as its sand naturally moves north but the Newcastle Breakwater impacts this movement.

Beaches naturally move - not only landward and seaward but sand also flows like a river to the north. It is estimated that approximately 146,000m3 of sand naturally moves north from Stockton Beach along the Stockton Bight each year – that's the equivalent of about 58 Olympic swimming pools full of sand.