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Public Beaches: Beach Water Quality

Published on . Last modified on August 11, 2016

CONTACT WITH CONTAMINATED OCEAN WATER MAY CAUSE ILLNESS.

Do not swim in or have contact with water coming from storm drains. Such water may be contaminated with bacteria, viruses, protozoa, or chemicals, and contact with storm drain water may cause illness. Do not enter water after rainstorms as bacterial levels increase with the increased runoff into the bay.

Beaches are sampled Monthly from November to April, then weekly between April 1 and October 31 of each calendar year.

 

AS OF 8/29/2016 ALL MONTEREY COUNTY BEACHES ARE OPEN WITHOUT RESTRICTION.

Individual beach Information

asilomarbeach

Asilomar Beach

 

Monterey State Beach

Monterey State Beach

 

Carmel Beach At Ocean Avenue

Carmel Beach At Ocean Avenue

 

San Carlos Beach

San Carlos Beach

 

Lovers Point

Lovers Point

 

Spanish Bay

Spanish Bay

 

Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey Municipal Beach At The Wharf

 

Stillwater Cove

Stillwater Cove

For the latest information about beach postings or closures based on the most recent bacteriological test information, call the Beach Condition Hotline 1-800-347-6363.