Quicksand Point



Projection of land extending into a body of water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.497326°, -71.1169875°
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26 ft. (8 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Quicksand Point is covered by the Head of Westport OE S, MA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Capes

Stony Point 1.0 mi
Chase Point 1.5 mi
The Knubble 1.6 mi
Horseneck Point 1.8 mi
Briggs Point 2.3 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Long Rock Land 0.5 mi
Richmond Pond Water 0.5 mi
Old Whale Rock Land 0.5 mi
Briggs Rock Land 0.7 mi
Simon Brook Water 0.7 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is NEWPORT R which is approximately 12 miles away and has an elevation of 15 feet (11 feet lower than Quicksand Point). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.23" 38.4° 22.6°
February 3.54" 38.9° 23.3°
March 4.51" 45.7° 30.5°
April 4.29" 54.2° 38.9°
May 3.52" 63.5° 48.3°
June 3.11" 71.7° 57.5°
July 3.01" 77.6° 64.3°
August 3.72" 77.1° 64.5°
September 3.57" 71.3° 58.2°
October 3.71" 62.0° 47.7°
November 4.47" 52.4° 38.1°
December 4.32" 43.4° 28.7°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 92% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 60% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 73% of other locations on record.