Bluff Report: Maxwelton, WA - MyCoast Bluff Report: Maxwelton, WA - MyCoast

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Maxwelton, WA

Bluff Overview

Bluff height: 50-60'

Bluff sediment type/geology:

  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Gravels
  • Cobbles

Bluff vegetation:

  • Grasses
  • Shrubs
  • Trees

Groundwater seeps?: Yes

Profile shape: Vertical

Profile

Bluff undercut?: No

Bluff slide deposits?: Yes

Slide Deposits

Slide deposit height: >10' ft

Slide deposit width: 30-40' ft

Slide deposit depth: 10-20' ft

Slide deposit composition:

  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Gravels
  • Cobbles

Upper beach composition:

  • Sand
  • Gravels
  • Cobbles

Does the slide deposit material match material observed in the bluff above?: Yes

Does the deposit size or scarp appear to be changing?: Yes

What sediment sizes are present at the beach?:

  • Sand
  • Gravels
  • Cobbles
  • Rock

02/12/2022 | 5:26 pm

Tidal Overview

4 hours 14 minutes after high tide

Data from Glendale, Whidbey Island (3.7 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 1:12 pm, 9.2'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.7 MPH

Wind Direction: NNW (340°)

Temperature: 45℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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