(ELM) Elm's Beach

Location: Chesapeake Bay, St. Mary's County, Maryland

Site Parameters
  • Land Use: Public Beach
  • Coast Type: Straight
  • Date Installed: October 1988
  • Type: Headland Breakwaters
  • Number of Breakwaters: 3
  • Number of Bays: 2
  • Shore Direction of Face: Northeast
  • Shore Type: Low Bank
  • Average Shore Height (feet): 10
  • Average Fetch (miles): 18.4
  • Distance to 6 ft Contour (feet): 900

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