Ninigret Pond; Charlestown Breachway B 1 24. Coming up empty. Trustom Pond D 3 25. It is located behind the Misqua-micut barrier beach, which is highly developed. 1.1.1 Misquamicut Beach Area and Winnapaug Pond (Westerly) The Misquamicut area of Westerly, RI resides at the west end of the study area. Sound from those of several bordering coastal ponds. Winnapaug, Potter and Point Judith ponds, which were permanently breached prior to this survey, and Quonochontaug Pond had the highest salinity (Table A.2). Time to travel. Set back from the houses, restaurants and amusements that line the barrier along Atlantic Beach is a Allen Harbor C 6 5. Providence 9:41 AM Conimicut 9:37 AM. Winnapaug Pond, Westerly, RI. Therefore, the court ruled that it is subject to the Public Trust Doctrine. Although originally present as a small creek, this inlet is now maintained in position by riprap armoring of the channel and two stone jetties. Tibbets Creek D 5 6. Judith. Winnapaug, known as Brightman Pond by the locals, is one of the small-est and shallowest of the breached salt ponds. Zip. It was a strip of sand between Watch Hill on the west and Weekapaug on the east, with a bridge over the breachway at Weekapaug. The grey shading corresponds to daylight hours between sunrise and sunset at Weekapaug Point, Block Island Sound. The orange flashing dot shows the tide time right now. Old Mill Creek C/D 2 8. 2. Next I hit Weekapaug Breachway. Remember that the state's oyster season is September 15 â May 15. Eelgrass was most abundant in Ninigret and Potter ponds, and not observed in Trustom or Cards ponds (Table A.1, Wright et al. Card Ponds D 3 26. Wickford Harbor B 6 4. Got back in the truck and shot over to Misquamicut. One of the best places to go clamming in Rhode Island is Point Judith Pond on the Galilee Escape Road in Galilee. Damn. The court found that the Winnapaug Pond is tidal, and that the survey was accurate and established a mean high water mark as of 1986, proving that almost exactly 50 percent of Palazzoloâs property is below mean high water. No dice. Duck Cove C 2 3. Judith Pond and Harbor A 1 27. Quonochontaug Pond B/C 1 23. The beach divided the ocean waters from the Winnapaug pond, a salt pond that provided a sheltered place to sail and a protected place for a childrensâ bathing area. You can look online for a round-up of shellfishing locations in Rhode Island to determine where you can dig for clams and oysters. Nada. Winnapaug Pond; Weekapaug Breachway B 1 22. The area is defined by an area of land fully connected (shown in Figure 1-2) and a barrier sand spit with a backing marsh that separates Winnapaug Pond from the Atlantic Ocean (Figure 1-3). Green Hill Pond is connected to the eastern end of Ninigret Pond, and Potter Pond is connected to the western side of Pt. 1949). Potowomut River C 7 7. Back in the truck. Pt. Pond-averaged and ebb tide-averaged activities differ by as much as 18.8 dpm 100 L â 1 for 226 Ra and 39.7 dpm 100 L â 1 for 228 Ra; pond-averaged activities exceed ebb-tide averages across all four ponds, indicating that the ponds are not well-mixed over a single tidal cycle. It was known at first as Pleasant View. (Winnapaug Pond - 2.5 to 3 hours later than Newport high tide) (Quonochontaug Pond â 2 to 2.5 hours later than Newport tide) (Ninigret Pond â 2.5 to 3 hours later than Newport tide) (Green Hill Pond â 4 to 5 hours later than Newport tide) Wickford 9:24 AM. Investigated a couple of spots. (Mouth of Winnapaug Pond) Good tide, no signs of fish, however. The tide chart above shows the height and times of high tide and low tide for Weekapaug Point, Block Island Sound, Rhode Island. Tides and Currents (77) The mean range of tide in the pond is 2.8 feet and occurs later than in the Harbor of Refuge by about 10 minutes just inside the entrance and 30 minutes at the north end. Winnapaug Pond, the largest of these embaymentâs, has free communication with Block Island Sound via the Weekapaug Breachway cut through the beach.