(CA1) Critical Area 1

Location: Chesapeake Bay, City of Norfolk, Virginia

Site Parameters
  • Locality: City of Norfolk
  • Body of Water: Chesapeake Bay
  • State: Virginia
  • Shore Direction of Face: Northeast
  • Shore Type: Beach
  • Average Shore Height: 8 feet
  • Land Use: Public Beach
  • Coast Type: Spit
  • Type: Detached Breakwaters
  • Average Fetch: 46 miles
  • Distance to 6ft Contour: 280 ft.
  • Number of Breakwaters: 7
  • Number of Bays: 6
  • Date Installed: 1992

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