Sandwich, MA (Sandwich Town Neck Beach east of boardwalk)

Barnstable County

Impacts Reported


Street/Road: Unspecified

Marinas and Harbors
Hazardous Materials

State: Damaged foot/bike path

Comments: Further undermining of boardwalks to beach.

Coastal Structures
Natural Resources

Specific Impacts:

  • Eroded beach
  • Eroded dune
  • Eroded bank/bluff
  • Overwashed beach/dune

Comments: Severe erosion of remaining dunes. Mass migration of sand into tidal creek and marsh. East end of beach reduced to little more than gravel bar exposed at this tide. Close to full breach forming at overwash area. High winds continue to move newly liberated sand from dunes into creek and marsh. Found relic piling, chains, and warp never observed before.

Current Response


  • None

03/22/2018 | 8:31 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 14 minutes after high tide

Data from Sandwich Marina, Cape Cod Canal, east entrance (1.6 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 3:17 am, 9.6'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 21.3 MPH

Wind Direction: N (8°)

Temperature: 35℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.52"

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