Chatham, MA (Lighthouse Beach)

Barnstable County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors
Hazardous Materials

State: Accessible

Coastal Structures
Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Overwashed beach/dune
  • Wrack on wetlands

Comments: Outer Beach felt the brunt of the storm impacts. AS expected beach and dune erosion along the outer beach with overwash of low lying portions of North Beach Island and South Beach. These areas were already quite low. The narrowing section of South Beach opposite the lighthouse had additional overwash and narrowing.

Current Response


  • None

03/15/2017 | 9:35 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 37 minutes before high tide

Data from Chatham Harbor, Aunt Lydias Cove (1.6 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 9:35 am, 1.1'

High Tide (Predicted): 3:08 pm, 4.9'

High Tide (Observed): 3:12 pm, 5.5'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 11.7 MPH

Wind Direction: WSW (240°)

Temperature: 25℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 1.34"

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