Leadbetter Beach

Santa Barbara, California
Managed by SB Channelkeeper

Centrally located and busy, this beach offers picnic tables, BBQ pits, restrooms, parking and a restaurant. It is a popular haunt for windsurfers, catamaran pilots, surfers and walkers. Leadbetter is between Shoreline Park and the breakwater.

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 19th, 2019. 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
19°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Leadbetter Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Water quality at all beaches OTHER THAN RINCON are currently monitored once per week by the Public Health Department, County of Santa Barbara. County results are uploaded weekly to Swim Guide by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper.

Rincon Beach is currently tested three times per week by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper.

Ventura County Public Health also currently tests at Rincon once per week.

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

Public Health Standards:
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

Leadbetter Beach

Santa Barbara, California
Managed by SB Channelkeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 19th, 2019. 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
19°C
Clear and sunny

Centrally located and busy, this beach offers picnic tables, BBQ pits, restrooms, parking and a restaurant. It is a popular haunt for windsurfers, catamaran pilots, surfers and walkers. Leadbetter is between Shoreline Park and the breakwater.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Leadbetter Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Water quality at all beaches OTHER THAN RINCON are currently monitored once per week by the Public Health Department, County of Santa Barbara. County results are uploaded weekly to Swim Guide by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper.

Rincon Beach is currently tested three times per week by Santa Barbara Channelkeeper.

Ventura County Public Health also currently tests at Rincon once per week.

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

Public Health Standards:
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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