West Falmouth Harbor – Town Dock

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West Falmouth Harbor – Town Dock Snapshot

61
out of 100
Bay Health Index (5-year average)
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61
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Supporting Data

West Falmouth Harbor – Town Dock: Town Dock – Boat (Station WF1N)
Nitrogen, algae, and water clarity measurements taken from a boat just off town dock. (41.604066, -70.63942)
Total Nitrogen
Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen
Total Organic Nitrogen
Algal Pigments
Total Pigments
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
West Falmouth Harbor – Town Dock: Town Dock – Shore (Station WF1X)
Dissolved oxygen and water clarity measurements taken from shore at town dock. (41.603964, -70.639281)
Dissolved Oxygen
All Measurements
Average of Lowest 20%
Water Clarity
Yearly Average
Bay Health data is funded in part by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust.
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