Suffolk County Issues Advisory for Numerous Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services  issued an advisory Friday against bathing at 64 beaches because of high bacteria counts resulting from heavy rain.

The advisory includes several Huntington beaches.

All the affected beaches are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent tributaries and have limited tidal flushing.

The department recommends that bathing and other water contact be suspended in affected areas until the waters have been flushed by two successive tidal cycles (at least a 24-hour period) after the rainfall ends.

This advisory will be lifted Saturday,  at 9 p.m., unless sampling conducted by the department reveals elevated levels of bacteria persisting beyond the 24-hour period.

For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822, contact the Department’s Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit Suffolk County Department of Health Services beach monitoring webpage.

Information on the beach monitoring program can be found here:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/EnvironmentalQuality/Ecology/BeachMonitoringProgram.aspx

An interactive map of beach closures and advisories can be found here:  https://ny.healthinspections.us/ny_beaches/

64 Beaches Included in Bathing Advisory of 7-2-21

Amityville Village BeachBabylonAmityvilleAdvisoryRainfall related
Asharoken BeachHuntingtonAsharokenAdvisoryRainfall related
Bay Hills Beach AssociationHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Bayberry Beach & Tennis Club BeachIslipIslipAdvisoryRainfall related
Bayberry Cove BeachBrookhavenSetauket-East SetauketAdvisoryRainfall related
Baycrest Association BeachHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Bayport BeachIslipBayportAdvisoryRainfall related
Bayview BeachBrookhavenSetauket-East SetauketAdvisoryRainfall related
Beech Road Beach (NSBA)BrookhavenRocky PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Benjamins BeachIslipBay ShoreAdvisoryRainfall related
Brightwaters Village BeachIslipBrightwatersAdvisoryRainfall related
Broadway Beach (NSBA)BrookhavenRocky PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Callahans BeachSmithtownNorthportAdvisoryRainfall related
Centerport BeachHuntingtonCenterportAdvisoryRainfall related
Centerport Yacht Club BeachHuntingtonCenterportAdvisoryRainfall related
Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club BeachHuntingtonLloyd HarborAdvisoryRainfall related
Corey BeachBrookhavenBlue PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Crab Meadow BeachHuntingtonNorthportAdvisoryRainfall related
Crescent BeachHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Eagle Dock Community BeachHuntingtonCold Spring HarborAdvisoryRainfall related
East Islip BeachIslipEast IslipAdvisoryRainfall related
Fleets Cove BeachHuntingtonHuntingtonAdvisoryRainfall related
Friendship Drive Beach (NSBA)BrookhavenRocky PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Gold Star Battalion Park BeachHuntingtonHuntingtonAdvisoryRainfall related
Grantland BeachBrookhavenSetauket-East SetauketAdvisoryRainfall related
Head of the Bay Club BeachHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Hobart Beach – CoveHuntingtonEatons NeckAdvisoryRainfall related
Hobart Beach – LI SoundHuntingtonNorthportAdvisoryRainfall related
Huntington Beach Community Association BeachHuntingtonCenterportAdvisoryRainfall related
Indian Field BeachBrookhavenSetauket-East SetauketAdvisoryRainfall related
Islip BeachIslipIslipAdvisoryRainfall related
Knollwood Beach Association BeachHuntingtonHuntingtonAdvisoryRainfall related
Little Bay BeachBrookhavenSetauket-East SetauketAdvisoryRainfall related
Lloyd Harbor Village Park BeachHuntingtonLloyd HarborAdvisoryRainfall related
Lloyd Neck Bath Club BeachHuntingtonLloyd HarborAdvisoryRainfall related
Long BeachSmithtownNissequogueAdvisoryRainfall related
Miller Place Park BeachBrookhavenMiller PlaceAdvisoryRainfall related
Nathan Hale Beach Club BeachHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Nissequogue Point BeachSmithtownNissequogueAdvisoryRainfall related
Prices Bend BeachHuntingtonEatons NeckAdvisoryRainfall related
Ronkonkoma Beach (Town of Islip)IslipRonkonkomaAdvisoryRainfall related
Sayville Marina Park BeachIslipSayvilleAdvisoryRainfall related
Schubert BeachSmithtownNissequogueAdvisoryRainfall related
Scotts BeachBrookhavenSound BeachAdvisoryRainfall related
Shoreham BeachBrookhavenEast ShorehamAdvisoryRainfall related
Shoreham Shore Club BeachBrookhavenEast ShorehamAdvisoryRainfall related
Shoreham Village BeachBrookhavenShorehamAdvisoryRainfall related
Short BeachSmithtownNissequogueAdvisoryRainfall related
Sound Beach POA EastBrookhavenSound BeachAdvisoryRainfall related
Sound Beach POA WestBrookhavenSound BeachAdvisoryRainfall related
Soundview Beach Association BeachBrookhavenOld FieldAdvisoryRainfall related
Steers BeachHuntingtonNorthportAdvisoryRainfall related
Stony Brook BeachBrookhavenStony BrookAdvisoryRainfall related
Tanner ParkBabylonCopiagueAdvisoryRainfall related
Terraces on the SoundBrookhavenRocky PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Tides BeachBrookhavenRocky PointAdvisoryRainfall related
Valley Grove BeachHuntingtonEatons NeckAdvisoryRainfall related
Venetian Shores BeachBabylonWest BabylonAdvisoryRainfall related
West Islip BeachIslipWest IslipAdvisoryRainfall related
West Neck BeachHuntingtonLloyd HarborAdvisoryRainfall related
West Oaks Recreation Club BeachIslipWest SayvilleAdvisoryRainfall related
Wincoma Association BeachHuntingtonHuntington BayAdvisoryRainfall related
Woodhull Landing POA BeachBrookhavenMiller PlaceAdvisoryRainfall related

 

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