Advisories Issued for Area Beaches

With heavy rainfall Tuesday and additional rain forecasted for Wednesday, area beaches have been issued an advisory against bathing.

With heavy rainfall Tuesday and more forecasted for Wednesday, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 52 Suffolk County beaches Wednesday due to a potential that bacterial numbers exceed New York State standards.

The impacted beaches are those heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds and adjacent tributaries. These beaches also experience limited tidal flushing. Please note that this advisory only affects beaches that are currently open for the season.

The advisory will be in effect until at least 7 p.m. Thursday, unless sampling done by the Department finds elevated bacterial numbers after the 24-hour period.

There are beaches in Huntington, Huntington Bay, Centerport, Asharoken, Northport, Nessequogue, Smithtown and Eatons Neck listed in the advisory:

  • Asharoken Beach, Asharoken
  • Steers Beach, Northport
  • Long Beach, Nissequogue
  • Nissequogue Point Beach Club, Nissequogue
  • Schubert Beach, Nissequogue
  • Short Beach, Nissequogue
  • Callahan's Beach, Smithtown
  • Crab Meadow Beach, Northport
  • Valley Grove Beach, Eatons Neck
  • West Neck Beach, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Eagle Dock Community Beach, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Lloyd Harbor Village Park Beach, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Gold Star Battalion Beach, Huntington
  • Bay Hills POA Beach, Huntington Bay
  • Bay Crest Beach, Huntington Bay
  • Crescent Beach, Huntington Bay
  • Head of the Bay Club Beach, Huntington Bay
  • Hobart Beach, Eatons Neck
  • Nathan Hale Beach Club, Huntington Bay
  • Prices Bend Beach, Eatons Neck
  • Wincoma Beach, Huntington Bay
  • Centerport Beach, Centerport
  • Fleets Cove Beach, Centerport
  • Huntington Beach Community Association, Centerport
  • Knollwood Beach, Centerport


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