(BUC) Buckroe Beach

Location: Chesapeake Bay, City of Hampton, Virginia

Site Parameters:
  • Locality: City of Hampton
  • Body of Water: Chesapeake Bay
  • State: Virginia
  • Shore Direction of Face: East-southeast
  • Shore Type: Beach
  • Average Shore Height: 6 feet
  • Land Use: Public Beach
  • Coast Type: Straight
  • Type: Headland Control Breakwaters
  • Average Fetch: 21 miles plus oceanic component
  • Distance to 6ft Contour: 30,600 ft.
  • Number of Breakwaters: 1
  • Date Installed: March 2002

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