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

Coastal Resilience Report

Kingston, MA

Photo description: GB-NLS-3: Gray's Beach North Living Shoreline depicting storm damage and erosion of living shoreline

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • beach (sandy)
  • beach (mixed sediment)
  • beach (cobble)
  • dune
  • coastal bank
  • salt marsh (fronting beach)

Project elevation:

  • between MHW and mean low water (MLW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • other

Type of other obstruction: Boat ramp and boulders

Site stability:

  • eroding

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • sparse (<25%)

Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • coir rolls

Marine-related impacts:

  • wrack
  • storm damage

12/30/2020 | 12:27 pm

Tidal Overview

1 hours 7 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: 8.2 MPH

Wind Direction: SW (216°)

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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