Nassau County issues advisory against bathing at 18 beaches due to heavy rainfall

This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall.

Sandrina Rodrigues

Aug 7, 2023, 1:52 PM

Updated 291 days ago

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The Nassau County Department of Health issued an advisory Monday morning against bathing at 18 beaches following heavy rainfall.
This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall.
Runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels.
14 North Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
  • Centre Island Sound – Bayville
  • Creek Club – Lattingtown
  • Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown
  • Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow
  • Morgan Sound – Glen Cove
  • North Hempstead Beach Park – Port Washington
  • Piping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
  • Pryibil Beach – Glen Cove
  • Ransom Beach – Bayville
  • Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay
  • Sea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff
  • Soundside Beach – Bayville
  • Stehli Beach – Bayville
  • Tappen Beach – Glenwood Landing
4 South Shore Beaches within Nassau County:
  • Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
  • Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
  • Island Park Beach – Island Park
  • Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa
The advisory is expected to be lifted at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8, unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.
For up-to-date recorded information on beach openings and closings, call (516) 227-9700.


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