Storm Report

Sandwich, MA

Impacts Reported

"Extensive erosion of bank and beach. Evidence of water damage on foundation, deck, and septic system of Mermaid Point House, just west of White Cap Path, Town Neck Beach, Sandwich."

Impacts Reported

Roads

Specific Impacts:

  • Impassable (flood water)

Comments: short deadened road just west of White Cap Path flooded

Marinas and Harbors
Buildings

Street: White Cap Path

Specific Impacts:

  • Water flow around or under buildings
  • Damaged stairs/decks
  • Damaged windows/sidings
  • Damaged foundations/pilings

Comments: Damage under deck of Mermaid Point House suggests wave damage at higher tide. Collapsed deck and erosion in front of house just west of Mermaid Point house.

Hazardous Materials

Specific Impacts:

  • Septic

Comments: Exposed septic system and drain pipe with upland bank collapsed and eroded away. See photo.

Beach

State: Inaccessible

Comments: Wrack and roof shingles, and other debris deposited on access path to beach

Coastal Structures
Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded bank/bluff

Current Response

01/27/2015 | 11:15 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 42 minutes before high tide

Data from Sandwich Marina, Cape Cod Canal, east entrance (1 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 4:57 pm, 8.8'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 26.8 MPH

Wind Direction: N (359°)

Temperature: 24℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.34"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.37"

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