Coastal Resilience Report

Braintree, MA

"Fencing is loose from posts. Estimated 10-15% of grass plugs are dead. Higher concentrations of dead plugs in seaward half of marsh and also at both upstream and downstream ends. Established plugs appear to be greening/filling out."

Photo description: Upstream marsh

Coastal resources in/directly adjacent to project footprint:

  • coastal bank
  • salt marsh (estuarine/protected)
  • intertidal (mud)
  • intertidal (rock)
  • tidal river

Project elevation:

  • between MHW and mean low water (MLW)

Coastal infrastructure present at site:

  • other

Type of other obstruction: Stormwater outfall pipes; headwall and wingwalls; sill

Site stability:

  • stable

Vegetative cover of project area:

  • sparse (<25%)

Dominant vegetative type within project area: grasses

Displaced/unanchored and degraded project materials:

  • other

Other displaced/unanchored materials: Exclusion fencing

09/03/2022 | 11:31 am

Tidal Overview

5 hours 47 minutes before high tide

Data from Weymouth Fore River Bridge (1.6 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 5:18 pm, 10.5'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 3 MPH

Wind Direction: SSE (154°)

Temperature: 75℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0"

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