Mary Ann Nelson Beach, Mobile Bay

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

Mary Ann Nelson Beach is a public access beach located on Mobile Bay near where Mobile and Weeks Bay connect. Parking is free. Onsite amenities include picnic tables. Water samples are taken once every other week from May to September and monthly from September to April.

WATER QUALITY
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current 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
6°C
A mix of sun and clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Mary Ann Nelson Beach, Mobile Bay is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

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

Mary Ann Nelson Beach, Mobile Bay

Fairhope, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

WATER QUALITY
  • Failed to meet water quality standards
  • Current 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
6°C
A mix of sun and clouds

Mary Ann Nelson Beach is a public access beach located on Mobile Bay near where Mobile and Weeks Bay connect. Parking is free. Onsite amenities include picnic tables. Water samples are taken once every other week from May to September and monthly from September to April.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Mary Ann Nelson Beach, Mobile Bay is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

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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