Where the River Sid meets the sea is a crucial part of its topography.

Here’s a fine photo from 2012:

Mouth of the River Sid, Sidmouth. The river seems to disappear into the shingle.

Mouth of the River Sid, Sidmouth – – 243117.jpg – Wikimedia Commons

Here’s a great video from December 2022:

Sid Valley Biodiversity Group | Some days the Sid flows into the sea and other days there’s a pebble bar preventing fish migrating up the river | Facebook

And here is a series of photos taken by VGS member of the Beach Management Plan’s advisory group Mary Walden-Till in March 2023: