Newbury, MA (between dartmouth and harvard near 40 southern)

Essex County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors
Hazardous Materials

State: Accessible

Coastal Structures

Specific Impacts:

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

Comments: A large area of the rock faced dune was completely over come by surf . some of the rocks are visible on the beach and a huge cut was eroded from the dune behind. The approx. 6 foot deep hole is approx. 4-5 thousand square feet. The rock faced dune here was shorter than other areas.

Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Overwashed beach/dune

Comments: Significant loss of dune here.

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 (1.6 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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1 Comment.

  • Rock faced dune was compromised in areas that were less armored and adjacent to groins.