Oak Bluffs Harbor

Check out our 2020 state of the pond report!

Check out our 2019 state of the pond report!


The 367-acre watershed is completely in Oak Bluffs.


The pond has an area of 30 acres, mean depth of 6.5 feet, and a tidal range of 1.7 to 2.0 ft.

Water Quality

The MVC categorized this pond as impaired. Eelgrass history is not known. Nitrogen load is high

Massachusetts Estuaries Project Study

The Oak Bluffs Harbor MEP Study was completed in 2013.


The Friends and Neighbors of Sunset Lake support the pond.
The Town of Oak Bluffs sewered most of the downtown area. Stormwater catchment installed near Sunset Lake.
Sunset Lake recently completed a major renovation project to restore the pond and its surrounding area. Find Coverage of the project by the V Gazette.

Office location:

Office location:

The Stone Building
33 New York Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Telephone: 508-693-3453
Fax: 508-693-7894

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Martha's Vineyard Commission
P.O. Box 1447
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Site Map


© 2008 - 2024
Martha's Vineyard Commission
All Rights Reserved