Photo: Andrea Swayne

Time: 4:10 p.m.

Date: July 16, 2014

Closure and Posted Warning Status Report

Posted Warnings:

Bacterial levels in ocean and bay recreational waters exceed health standards at the following locations:

Seal Beach

  • From the Seal Beach Pier to 300 feet downcoast of the Seal Beach Pier.

Huntington State Beach

  • 500 feet upcoast and 500 feet downcoast of the projection of Brookhurst Street.

Dana Point

  • All of Baby Beach in Dana Point Harbor.

Long Term Postings due to Possible Urban Runoff Impacts:

Newport Bay

  •  Harbor Tower Marina at Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Boulevard.

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

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