Chatham, MA (Lighthouse Beach, Chatham)

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
  • Breached barrier beach
  • Wrack on wetlands

Comments: Narrow section of beach located on Chatham's South Beach referred to as Lighthouse Beach was breached during the April 1 storm. New breach has water flowing at all phase of tide. Water flow is primarily (or totally) from north to south over the new breach toward Nantucket Sound.

Current Response


  • None

04/03/2017 | 11:20 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 36 minutes after high tide

Data from Chatham Harbor, Aunt Lydias Cove (1.7 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 11:20 am, 1.9'

High Tide (Predicted): 5:41 am, 5.4'

High Tide (Observed): 5:54 am, 5.9'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.9 MPH

Wind Direction: N (360°)

Temperature: 50℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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