Time: 4 p.m
Date: January 15, 2013
Closure and Posted Warning Status Report-
No ocean, harbor, or bay water closures are currently in effect.
Bacterial levels in ocean and bay recreational waters exceed health standards at the following locations:
• All of Newport Dunes.
• Northstar Beach.
• From the Dana Point Harbor breakwater to 300 feet downcoast of the Dana Point Harbor breakwater at Doheny State Beach.
• From the south day use area restrooms to 300 feet downcoast of the south day use area restrooms at Doheny State Beach.
• 500 feet of North Beach in front of the playground area.
Long Term Postings due to Possible Urban Runoff Impacts-
• Harbor Tower Marina at Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Blvd.
Beach goers should avoid contact with ocean and bay waters in these areas.The Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers. Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers and beach users should avoid contact with any runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions.
If you would like to report a bather illness, please call 714.433.6280 during business hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
To report a sewage spill, please call 714.433.6419 during business hours or 714.628.7008 after business hours.
For questions, please call 714.433.6280 during business hours or log on to www.ocbeachinfo.com.