Carpinteria City Beach

Carpinteria, California
Managed by SB Channelkeeper

Carpinteria City Beach is easily accessible from downtown Carpinteria. The gorgeous, wide, sandy beach stretches up to the Carpinteria Salt Marsh and to the east towards Carpinteria State Beach. The City of Carpinteria claims this is the world’s safest beach because the surf breaks far out and there is no undertow. When you’re done with the beach, head to the Spot for some grub and then to Island Brewery for a cold one.

WATER QUALITY
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . SB Channelkeeper 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
16°C
Clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Carpinteria City Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Water quality at this beach is currently monitored by the Public Health Department, County of Santa Barbara. Results are updated weekly online and via the Ocean Water Quality Hotline (681-4949). During the winter months of 2008-2012, water at select beaches was tested by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the City of Santa Barbara to ensure that there was beach water quality information available to local surfers and other ocean users year round.

*Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services advises no swimming for 72 hours following a significant rainfall event.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational waters. Single sample maximum levels are 235 E. coli/100 ml; 61 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform concentration based on a minimum of not less than five samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 50/100 ml, nor shall more than ten percent of total samples during any 30-day period exceed 400/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Carpinteria City Beach

Carpinteria, California
Managed by SB Channelkeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . SB Channelkeeper 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
16°C
Clear

Carpinteria City Beach is easily accessible from downtown Carpinteria. The gorgeous, wide, sandy beach stretches up to the Carpinteria Salt Marsh and to the east towards Carpinteria State Beach. The City of Carpinteria claims this is the world’s safest beach because the surf breaks far out and there is no undertow. When you’re done with the beach, head to the Spot for some grub and then to Island Brewery for a cold one.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Carpinteria City Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Water quality at this beach is currently monitored by the Public Health Department, County of Santa Barbara. Results are updated weekly online and via the Ocean Water Quality Hotline (681-4949). During the winter months of 2008-2012, water at select beaches was tested by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the City of Santa Barbara to ensure that there was beach water quality information available to local surfers and other ocean users year round.

*Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services advises no swimming for 72 hours following a significant rainfall event.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational waters. Single sample maximum levels are 235 E. coli/100 ml; 61 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform concentration based on a minimum of not less than five samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 50/100 ml, nor shall more than ten percent of total samples during any 30-day period exceed 400/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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