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East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet (Rockaway Beach)

East Rockway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet (Rockaway Beach)

The Rockaway Beach shoreline has experienced a number of severe hurricanes and northeasters over the last 40 years. In 1960 Hurricane Donna caused $8,774,000 (1960 price level) in damages, including 6,000 homes and hundreds of commercial establishments and a 1962 storm inflicted $8,450,400 (1962 price level) in damages to the Rockaway Peninsula.

For more information please read the Atlantic Coast of New York City, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet & Jamaica Bay, NY Fact Sheet or email the Project Manager.