Orleans, MA (Nauset Beach Orleans)

Barnstable County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors

Street: Nauset Beach

Specific Impacts:

  • Water flow around or under buildings
  • Displaced/destroyed

Comments: Main building right on the edge of the dune. Shed was actively pulled back from edge while we were there. Town staff on site

Hazardous Materials

Specific Impacts:

  • Septic
  • Other large debris

Comments: Exposed septic is decommissioned; hasn’t been active for decades. Town staff on site


State: Accessible

Coastal Structures
Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Breached barrier beach

Comments: New breach just south of parking lot

Current Response


  • Other

Specific response: Pulling back shed from edge of dune

03/04/2018 | 12:00 pm

Tidal Overview

1 hours 50 minutes before high tide

Data from Chatham Harbor, Aunt Lydias Cove (7.2 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 12:00 pm, 7.1'

High Tide (Predicted): 1:50 pm, 5.4'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 11.8 MPH

Wind Direction: NNE (15°)

Temperature: 39℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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