West Falmouth Harbor – Snug Harbor

How Healthy is Your Water?

West Falmouth Harbor – Snug Harbor Snapshot

24
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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24
24
out of 100

Supporting Data

West Falmouth Harbor – Snug Harbor: Nashawena Street Bridge (Station WF2)
Nitrogen, dissolved oxygen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from Snug Harbor bridge at Nashawena Street. (41.608661, -70.63719)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
West Falmouth Harbor – Snug Harbor: Inner Snug Harbor (Station WF11)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat in the inner portion of Snug Harbor. (41.607151, -70.638482)
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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