Key Findings for Scenario-Based Assessment for Hurricanes

Percentage of sandy beaches very likely (probability > 0.9) to experience erosion associated with collision, overwash, and inundation during category 1-5 hurricane landfall.
Percentage of sandy beaches very likely (probability > 0.9) to experience erosion associated with collision, overwash, and inundation during category 1-5 hurricane landfall.     
      
 Hurricane Intensity Category    
 12345*
collision (dune erosion)     
US Gulf of Mexico99100100100100
US Southeast Atlantic8995969696
US Mid-Atlantic91100100100-
US Northeast Atlantic979999100-
overwash     
US Gulf of Mexico7283919698
US Southeast Atlantic4766788792
US Mid-Atlantic29558395-
US Northeast Atlantic52667582-
inundation     
US Gulf of Mexico2957728088
US Southeast Atlantic1236516475
US Mid-Atlantic12325374-
US Northeast Atlantic14365265-
*Category 5 hurricane conditions were not simulated for the mid-Atlantic or Northeast Atlantic regions. See the reports listed at the bottom of the page for detailed analysis and data access.