Beach Hut Picture Puzzle

What direction are we looking in this photo of West Wittering beach in West Sussex, UK?

Clues (if you want them):

  1. All dunes form with a shallow slope on the windward side and steeper slope on downwind side.
  2. The prevailing wind in the UK is from the southwest.

Spoiler alert… Answer below:


We are looking southeast.

The prevailing southwesterly wind has blown from the right of the picture, creating dunes that are shallower on the right side and steeper on the left.


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