Newbury, MA (between dartmouth and harvard on southern)

Essex County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors

Street: southern ave.

Specific Impacts:

  • Water flow around or under buildings

Comments: concrete retaining wall was undermined by surf. sand has flushed out from under the wall and it has slumped and cracked as well as tipped towards the beach. The rock faced dune here and up to the adjacent groin has been compromised.

Hazardous Materials

State: Accessible

Coastal Structures

Specific Impacts:

  • Splashover
  • Leaning bulkheads/seawalls
  • Undermined bulkheads/seawalls
  • Collapsed bulkheads/seawalls

Comments: Next to 40 Southern this wall has collapsed.

Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Overwashed beach/dune

Comments: Evidence of washover along Southern Ave properties.

Current Response


  • None

02/12/2016 | 10:32 am

Tidal Overview

3 hours 42 minutes before high tide

Data from Plum Island, Merrimack River Entrance (1.7 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 2:14 pm, 9.3'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 7.7 MPH

Wind Direction: SW (233°)

Temperature: 14℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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