New Bedford, MA (East Rodney French Blvd)

Bristol County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors
Hazardous Materials

State: Damaged foot/bike path

Comments: Beach over washed well above regular high water mark

Coastal Structures

Specific Impacts:

  • Splashover

Comments: Wind driven waves overtopping and scouring groin. Eroding dunes and undermining bike path.

Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Eroded bank/bluff
  • Overwashed beach/dune

Comments: narrow dune and coastal bank severely eroded. These dunes only line of defense for utility access to municipal wastewater treatment plant

Current Response


  • Other

Specific response: Traffic control, public restricted access

12/18/2023 | 12:18 pm

Tidal Overview

0 hours 7 minutes after high tide

Data from New Bedford Harbor, Marine Terminal (1.8 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 12:18 pm, 4.9'

High Tide (Predicted): 12:10 pm, 3.6'

High Tide (Observed): 12:48 pm, 5.1'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 32.8 MPH

Wind Direction: SSE (151°)

Temperature: 61℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.049"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.95"

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