Definitions for "Beach profile"
Beach cross-section perpendicular to the shore, which may extend from the backshore, across the foreshore and into the nearshore zone.
a topographic transect measured perpendicular to the shoreline
Measurement of the elevation or height of the beach surface taken along a line that runs from the dune to the water across the beach. Profiles tkane at different dates can be compared to illustrate and quantify storm, seasonal, and long-term changes in beach width, height, volume, and shape.