Breakwater details


73 Iceland - Helguvik      (Lat: 64.023 Lon: -22.553 - click for map)

Berm breakwater
2 new breakwaters

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 0   owner
Waterdepth (m) 28   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant Baird
Start date (year) 0   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 1986   comments
Construction costs($106) 1988  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 5.9  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/10  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 7 ton Rock
rear slope 1:1.5 1.7 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 9  
crest/caisson width (m) 6  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
PIANC, [2003], State-of-the-art of designing and constructing berm breakwaters Sigurdarson, Juhl, Sloth, Smarason & Viggosson, [1998], Advances in berm breakwaters
Juhl & Jensen, Features of berm breakwaters and practical experience, Copedec 1995 Sigurdarson & Samarason, Berm breakwater investigations in Iceland, Copedec 1995

This is a database prepared by HR Wallingford and TU Delft with the assistance of the international breakwater community and has been made freely available for the benefit of breakwater designers, contractors owners and developers worldwide. The database is subject to regular updating as information becomes available, however the development and maintenance of this database relies primarily on information supplied or published by third parties and no responsibility can be taken for the accuracy of data supplied.