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

Coastal Resilience Report

Kingston, MA

"In spring of 2020 a trench onto the beach was constructed to alleviate runoff/erosion emanating from the end of the boardwalk. Initial observations indicated that trench had resolved erosion; however, recent storms have disproven this remedy."

Photo description: GB-B-2: Gray's Beach Boardwalk Outlet (facing east and west) depicting storm damage and washout from under boardwalk

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • beach (sandy)
  • dune

Project elevation:

  • above mean high water (MHW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • multi-use path or road

Site stability:

  • eroding

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • none

Dominant vegetative type within project area: none

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • other

Other displaced/unanchored materials: boardwalk eroding, cobbles visible

Human impacts at project site:

  • runoff

Marine-related impacts:

  • storm damage

12/30/2020 | 12:13 pm

Tidal Overview

0 hours 53 minutes after high tide

Data from Plymouth (2.8 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 11:20 am, 10.3'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 7.8 MPH

Wind Direction: SW (220°)

Temperature: 35℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.01"

(Click here for full weather details from DarkSky)


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