Storms Report: Chatham, MA - MyCoast Storms Report: Chatham, MA - MyCoast

Storm Report

Chatham, MA

Impacts Reported

"Similar flooding in the Little Beach area as experienced during 1-4-18 storm. Rest of town had relatively minor issues other than flooding of the usual low lying areas. Storm surge approximately 2.7 ft at high water based on NOS tide gauge in Chatham Harbor."

Impacts Reported


Specific Impacts:

  • Impassable (flood water)

Comments: Private roads in Little Beach area flooded and not passable.

Marinas and Harbors

Comments: Flooding at Outermost Marina


Specific Impacts:

  • Water flow around or under buildings

Comments: Unknown extent but likely some basement flooding

Hazardous Materials

State: Accessible

Coastal Structures
Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Damaged sand fencing
  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Overwashed beach/dune

Comments: Minor wave action but most impacts related to elevated water levels.

Current Response

01/30/2018 | 10:57 am

Tidal Overview

0 hours 26 minutes after high tide

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

Water Level (at time of report): 10:57 am, 8.5'

High Tide (Predicted): 10:34 am, 5.8'

High Tide (Observed): 10:00 am, 8.5'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 14.9 MPH

Wind Direction: N (353°)

Temperature: 27℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.16"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.14"

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