Winter storms errode Chatham’s barrier beach.

Sun, February 12, 2017

A series of Nor'easters have battered Chatham's barrier beach. Protective dunes are taking a beating. Washover #4  shows how narrow the distance is between the Atlantic Ocean and Chatham Harbor. On January 24th, a Storm Surge at high tide created a flow from one side to the other—so far not enough current to produce a permanent "cut."