Habitat Report: South Kingstown, RI - MyCoast Habitat Report: South Kingstown, RI - MyCoast

Coastal Resilience Report by

South Kingstown, RI


Photo description: The past two storms have destroyed the dune in front of this house at Moonstone Beach. The crew is trying to rebuild the wall in front of the house.

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • beach (sandy)
  • dune

Project elevation:

  • above mean high water (MHW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • bulkhead/seawall

Site stability:

  • eroding

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • moderate (25-75%)

Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • erosion-control mats/blankets
  • rocks

Human impacts at project site:

  • runoff
  • foot traffic
  • vehicles

Marine-related impacts:

  • storm damage

11/15/2019 | 11:08 am

Tidal Overview

2 hours 0 minutes after high tide

Data from Point Judith, Harbor of Refuge (4.5 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 9:08 am, 3.6'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 13.2 MPH

Wind Direction: WSW (240°)

Temperature: 50℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

(Click here for full weather details from DarkSky)


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