Bluff Report: Freeland, WA - MyCoast Bluff Report: Freeland, WA - MyCoast

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Freeland, WA

"The width has grown from about 95 in 2021 to 220’ an additional slide area was noted to the NW that is not included in this report."

Bluff Overview

Bluff height: >80'

Bluff sediment type/geology:

  • Sand
  • Mixed

Bluff vegetation:

  • None
  • Grasses
  • Shrubs

Groundwater seeps?: Yes

Profile shape: Vertical

Profile

Bluff undercut?: No

Bluff slide deposits?: Yes

Slide Deposits

Slide deposit height: >80' ft

Slide deposit width: >80' ft

Slide deposit composition:

  • Sand
  • Mixed

Upper beach composition:

  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Mixed

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
  • Cobbles
  • Rock
  • Mixed

07/10/2022 | 11:16 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 4 minutes before high tide

Data from Holly Farms Harbor, Holmes Harbor, Whidbey I. (3.8 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 4:20 pm, 10.1'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 4.3 MPH

Wind Direction: SSE (151°)

Temperature: 65℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.02"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.03"

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2 Comments. Leave new

  • Eric Grossman
    July 11, 2022 11:53 am

    Hi Barbara, for the increase in width you note, do you mean alongshore, as in the length of the base of the slide deposit (in map form) has increased to 220 ft? or do you mean the toe of the slide deposit has moved offshore (in profile form) 220 ft?
    Looks impressive.
    Eric

  • Barbara Hardman
    July 11, 2022 4:34 pm

    The base of the slide area in map form from east to west across the base of the slide area has increased from95’ to 220’+/-

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