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

Coastal Resilience Report by

South Kingstown, RI


"There wasnt a lot of storm damage but plenty of washed up debris in the rocks."

Photo description: After the tides I went to the beach to see what trash was washed up and stuck on shore.

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • beach (sandy)
  • coastal bank

Project elevation:

  • between MHW and mean low water (MLW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • parking lot

Site stability:

  • unknown

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • sparse (<25%)

Dominant vegetative type within project area: destabilizing plants (e.g., knotweed and bittersweet)

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • rocks

Human impacts at project site:

  • foot traffic
  • vehicles
  • vandalism

Marine-related impacts:

  • crabs
  • marine debris

12/05/2021 | 2:48 pm

Tidal Overview

5 hours 44 minutes before high tide

Data from NEWPORT (15.1 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 2:48 pm, -0.4'

High Tide (Predicted): 8:33 pm, 4'

High Tide (Observed): 8:42 pm, 4'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 3.7 MPH

Wind Direction: SSE (147°)

Temperature: 47℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

(Click here for full weather details from DarkSky)


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