Port San Luis Beach/Olde Port Beach (OLDE12)

Port San Luis Harbor, Avila Beach, California
Managed by The Swim Guide

Truly a family beach, Port San Luis Beach is one of the most popular in the summer months. During the summer vendors come out with ice cream or hot dog carts to serve up refreshments and beach fires are allowed with some restrictions.

Popular activities include swimming, fishing, jet skiing, and boating, Free parking and metered parking is available on the street adjacent to the beach. Beach access features a ramp allowing strollers and beach wheelchairs as well as small trailers to off-load kayaks, small sail boats, and other watercraft. Public restrooms are available on site and additional services are located at the Port San Luis Harbor and nearby Avila Beach community.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
18°C
Clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Port San Luis Beach/Olde Port Beach (OLDE12) is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Environmental Health Services collects water samples weekly throughout the year to test for bacteria levels. Swim Guide checks daily for the latest results.

The standards for indicator bacteria are as follows:

Single sample maximum
Total Coliform > 10,000 MPN (Most Probable Number) / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 400 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 104 MPN / 100 ml

Geometric Mean (5 samples collected over a 30 day period)
Total Coliform > 1,000 MPN / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 200 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 33 MPN / 100 ml

A coastal beach is marked Green when bacteria levels for a single day and geometric mean are below the standards mentioned.

A coastal beach is marked Red when bacteria levels for a single day or the geometric mean are above the standards mentioned.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimmers are also advised not to swim within 100 feet of a flowing storm drain or within 50 yards of an advisory sign.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Port San Luis Beach/Olde Port Beach (OLDE12)

Port San Luis Harbor, Avila Beach, California
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
18°C
Clear

Truly a family beach, Port San Luis Beach is one of the most popular in the summer months. During the summer vendors come out with ice cream or hot dog carts to serve up refreshments and beach fires are allowed with some restrictions.

Popular activities include swimming, fishing, jet skiing, and boating, Free parking and metered parking is available on the street adjacent to the beach. Beach access features a ramp allowing strollers and beach wheelchairs as well as small trailers to off-load kayaks, small sail boats, and other watercraft. Public restrooms are available on site and additional services are located at the Port San Luis Harbor and nearby Avila Beach community.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Port San Luis Beach/Olde Port Beach (OLDE12) is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Environmental Health Services collects water samples weekly throughout the year to test for bacteria levels. Swim Guide checks daily for the latest results.

The standards for indicator bacteria are as follows:

Single sample maximum
Total Coliform > 10,000 MPN (Most Probable Number) / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 400 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 104 MPN / 100 ml

Geometric Mean (5 samples collected over a 30 day period)
Total Coliform > 1,000 MPN / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 200 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 33 MPN / 100 ml

A coastal beach is marked Green when bacteria levels for a single day and geometric mean are below the standards mentioned.

A coastal beach is marked Red when bacteria levels for a single day or the geometric mean are above the standards mentioned.

A beach is marked Grey when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

Swimmers are also advised not to swim within 100 feet of a flowing storm drain or within 50 yards of an advisory sign.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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