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I'm not a scientist but I would say the greater the force, the greater the erosion. A larger wave has more mass, and would exert more force on what it hits. The greater force would have greater potential for knocking particles loose from what it hits - erosion. The speed of the wave would have a similar effect - greater speed equals greater fore and greater erosion.

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