How Healthy is Your Water?

Outer Sippican Harbor Snapshot

76
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
poor
fair
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76
76
out of 100

Supporting Data

There are three sampling stations on outer Sippican Harbor: Nye’s Wharf (SH3A), Silvershell Beach (SH3X), and Outer Harbor (SH3N).

Outer Sippican Harbor: Nye’s Wharf (Station SH3A)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from the pier at Nye’s Wharf. (41.697812, -70.754467)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Sippican Harbor: Silvershell Beach (Station SH3X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore by rock jetty at Silvershell Beach. (41.69334, -70.755867)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Outer Sippican Harbor: Outer Harbor (Station SH3N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the outer harbor, between Stewart’s Island and Planting Island. (41.689943, -70.7475)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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