Recently, the north coast of New South Wales and the south coast of Queensland experienced unprecedented stormy seas, causing severe sand dune erosion on the beaches. At the peak of the storm, waves were estimated to be as high as seven meters Four metre waves were continually smashing against the shoreline, causing significant damage.

After the storm had passed, this beach access track constructed from Replas profiles remained undamaged, easily withstanding the daily pounding of the waves.