This is a picture of Seaton beach looking across from Axmouth Harbour in Feb 11:
Admittedly from a different angle, here is a picture of the same beach after the Valentine’s Day storm on 14 Feb 14
The entire shingle spit has been washed away, and there is simply a level beach instead.
Indeed quite a lot of the shingle was washed across the river, over the sea wall and exactly where yours truly is standing.
The power of nature, indeed.