Habitat Report: Warwick, RI - MyCoast Habitat Report: Warwick, RI - MyCoast

Coastal Resilience Report by

Warwick, RI


"Coldwell Street has been closed to vehicular traffic for several years and is no longer maintained. Portions of the road flood with tides >1 foot MHHW. Saltmarsh plants (spartina) were noted growing in the former road."

Photo description: marsh formation on closed road

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • salt marsh (estuarine/protected)

Project elevation:

  • above mean high water (MHW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • multi-use path or road
  • other

Type of other obstruction: boulders to block vehicular access

Site stability:

  • stable

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • sparse (

Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • none

Human impacts at project site:

  • runoff
  • foot traffic

Marine-related impacts:

  • wrack

10/09/2018 | 9:00 am

Tidal Overview

0 hours 24 minutes after high tide

Data from Conimicut Light (1.1 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 9:00 am, 5.9'

High Tide (Predicted): 8:43 am, 5.7'

High Tide (Observed): 8:36 am, 5.9'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.3 MPH

Wind Direction: SW (218°)

Temperature: 66℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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