(WB) West Bank

Location: James River, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Site Parameters
  • Locality: Isle of Wight County
  • Body of Water: James River
  • State: Virginia
  • Shore Direction of Face: North
  • Shore Type: High Bank
  • Average Shore Height: 50 feet
  • Land Use: Private Residential
  • Coast Type: Embayed
  • Type: Headland Breakwaters
  • Average Fetch: 7 nautical mile
  • Distance to 6ft Contour: 300 ft.
  • Number of Breakwaters: 8
  • Number of Bays: 7
  • Date Installed: 2002

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