Dauphin Island East End, Gulf of Mexico

Dauphin Island, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

Dauphin Island East End is a public access located next to the Historic Fort Gaines. Dauphin Island is a barrier island and a popular bird sanctuary, which is part of the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail. The East End allows beach access to the Gulf of Mexico. Parking is free. Onsite amenities include a fishing pier, free boat launches, picnic gazebos and a dock. Fishing license and/or restrictions may apply.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper 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
14°C
A few clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 December

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Alabama Department of Public Health. Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Dauphin Island East End, Gulf of Mexico

Dauphin Island, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Mobile Baykeeper 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
14°C
A few clouds

Dauphin Island East End is a public access located next to the Historic Fort Gaines. Dauphin Island is a barrier island and a popular bird sanctuary, which is part of the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail. The East End allows beach access to the Gulf of Mexico. Parking is free. Onsite amenities include a fishing pier, free boat launches, picnic gazebos and a dock. Fishing license and/or restrictions may apply.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 1 January to 31 December

SOURCE INFORMATION

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and Alabama Department of Public Health. Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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