Breakwater details


278 Spain - Tenerife      (Lat: 28.484 Lon: -16.223 - click for map)
Stretch 2

Composite breakwater

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 710   owner
Waterdepth (m) 40   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 1971   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 1980   comments part of
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 4.6  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 2 ton Rock
rear slope 1:1.5 0 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 8  
crest/caisson width (m) 15.63  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Gutierrez-Serret, Grassa and Grau, Breakwater development in Spain, ICE Breakwaters 2009

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.