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Masonboro Inlet

Masonboro Inlet,at the south end of Wrightsville Beach, is stabilized by a rock jetty and a weir jetty. The jetties function as a sediment trap. The trapped sediment is used for beach renourishment on Wrightsville Beach.

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rock jetty weir jetty

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