Habitat Report: Westerly, RI - MyCoast Habitat Report: Westerly, RI - MyCoast

Coastal Resilience Report by

Westerly, RI


Photo description: This was after a rain and wind storm: Looking at Winnapaug Pond through the kitchen window from our house on Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI. The salt marsh and the access road to the house toward the right was totally under water. The dock was almost under water. The poles that hold a boat in place were tilted from the wind.

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • salt marsh (estuarine/protected)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • multi-use path or road

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • dense (>75%)

Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses

Human impacts at project site:

  • foot traffic
  • vehicles

10/12/2019 | 8:13 am

Tidal Overview

0 hours 2 minutes after high tide

Data from Weekapaug Point, Block Island Sound (1.2 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 8:11 am, 2.7'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 10.8 MPH

Wind Direction: NNE (15°)

Temperature: 55℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.01"

(Click here for full weather details from DarkSky)


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