Photo by Andrea Swayne
Photo by Andrea Swayne

Date: May 5, 2016

Time: 4 p.m.

Closure and Posted Warning Status Report

Closures:
No ocean, harbor, or bay water closures are currently in effect.

Posted Warnings:
Bacterial levels in ocean and bay recreational waters exceed health standards at the following locations the last time they were tested:

Huntington Harbour

  • Huntington Harbour Marina.

Newport Bay

  • Lido Isle Yacht Club on the south side of Lido Isle


Long Term Postings due to Possible Urban Runoff Impacts

Newport Bay

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


Posted Advisory Warnings
Bacterial levels at outlets where urban runoff mixes with ocean receiving waters exceeded health standards at the following locations the last time they were tested:

Dana Point

  • 75 feet upcoast and 75 feet downcoast of Salt Creek at Monarch Beach.

San Clemente

  • 75 feet upcoast and 75 feet downcoast of the San Clemente Pier.

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 which are 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, call 714.433.6280 during business hours or log on to www.ocbeachinfo.com.

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