Habitat Report: Kingston, MA - MyCoast Habitat Report: Kingston, MA - MyCoast

Coastal Resilience Report

Kingston, MA

"GB-NLS-2: Lowest coir roll/low marsh. Fall 2019 seasonal monitoring/pre-storm monitoring. Minimal salt marsh plantings from April 2019; there are still some close to upper coir. Lower coir degraded/damaged on either end."

Photo description: GB-NLS-2: Lowest coir roll/low marsh.

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • salt marsh (fronting beach)

Project elevation:

  • between MHW and mean low water (MLW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • groin/jetty
  • multi-use path or road

Site stability:

  • eroding

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • sparse (

Dominant vegetative type within project area: other

Other dominant vegetative type: Disticlis, juncus

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • coir rolls

Marine-related impacts:

  • wrack
  • storm damage

11/25/2019 | 3:13 pm

Tidal Overview

5 hours 24 minutes after high tide

Data from Plymouth (2.8 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 9:49 am, 11.7'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.9 MPH

Wind Direction: SW (223°)

Temperature: 51℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.38"

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