New Bedford, MA (General South End New Bedford)

Bristol County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Specific Impacts:

  • Splashover
  • Impacted, but passable

Comments: Splash over and debris impacting roads

Marinas and Harbors

Street: Padanaram Ave

Specific Impacts:

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

Comments: Several homes observed sustaining damage, only 3 of nearly 20 homes observed, I will go back tomorrow to assess damage.

Hazardous Materials

State: Accessible

Coastal Structures

Specific Impacts:

  • Splashover
  • Damaged stairs/walkovers
  • Undermined bulkheads/seawalls

Comments: Seawalls in this neighborhood all outdated and in disrepair. Public access beaches have no seawall and sustained considerable erosion and overtopping

Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

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

Comments: Debris widespread and considerable erosion to coastal bank/ rocky intertidal shoreline

Current Response


  • Road clearing

12/18/2023 | 12:01 pm

Tidal Overview

0 hours 47 minutes before high tide

Data from New Bedford Harbor, Marine Terminal (1.2 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 12:01 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): 0.036"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.95"

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