Indian Wells Beach

Amagansett, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett is a gorgeous lifeguard-protected public beach with clean sands and a large permit-only parking lot. It is also home to the Nature Conservancy’s Atlantic Double Dunes, an ecological reserve. The family friendly atmosphere, volleyball nets, row of food trucks, and the great sand and surf draw beachgoers and surfers. Restrooms and surf chairs are available. Animals are not permitted on the beach from May 15-September 15 from 10am-6pm. Summer hours are 9am-6pm daily. Residential parking permits are required, and beach driving always requires a permit and is not allowed from 10am-6pm. Both are available at East Hampton Town Hall. This is a Tier III beach.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 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
4°C
Chance of heavy rain
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Indian Wells Beach is sampled weekly from June 15th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Swimming advisories are available via Suffolk County Health Services hotline at : 631-852-5822

Suffolk County Health Services tests the water quality at Tier III beaches from a June 15th until Labor Day. Tier III beaches are tested once a month. Swim Guide checks the Suffolk County beach monitoring site daily for updates. Tier III beaches may eventually be eliminated from the beach monitoring program depending on historical water quality sampling results. Water is re-sampled after a result exceeds standards or after a pollution event, such as a sewage spill.

A marine beach is marked Green when there are equal to or less than 104 units of Enterococci per 100 ml of water and when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain 35 units / 100ml of water or less.

A freshwater beach is marked Green when single sample results are 235 units of E.coli per 100 ml of water or less and when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain less than 126 units / 100ml of water or less.

A marine beach is marked Red when a single sample exceeds 104 units of Enterococci per 100 ml of water or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when a single sample exceeds 235 units of E.coli per 100 ml of water or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 126 units / 100ml of water .

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Indian Wells Beach

Amagansett, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 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
4°C
Chance of heavy rain

Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett is a gorgeous lifeguard-protected public beach with clean sands and a large permit-only parking lot. It is also home to the Nature Conservancy’s Atlantic Double Dunes, an ecological reserve. The family friendly atmosphere, volleyball nets, row of food trucks, and the great sand and surf draw beachgoers and surfers. Restrooms and surf chairs are available. Animals are not permitted on the beach from May 15-September 15 from 10am-6pm. Summer hours are 9am-6pm daily. Residential parking permits are required, and beach driving always requires a permit and is not allowed from 10am-6pm. Both are available at East Hampton Town Hall. This is a Tier III beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Indian Wells Beach is sampled weekly from June 15th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Swimming advisories are available via Suffolk County Health Services hotline at : 631-852-5822

Suffolk County Health Services tests the water quality at Tier III beaches from a June 15th until Labor Day. Tier III beaches are tested once a month. Swim Guide checks the Suffolk County beach monitoring site daily for updates. Tier III beaches may eventually be eliminated from the beach monitoring program depending on historical water quality sampling results. Water is re-sampled after a result exceeds standards or after a pollution event, such as a sewage spill.

A marine beach is marked Green when there are equal to or less than 104 units of Enterococci per 100 ml of water and when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain 35 units / 100ml of water or less.

A freshwater beach is marked Green when single sample results are 235 units of E.coli per 100 ml of water or less and when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain less than 126 units / 100ml of water or less.

A marine beach is marked Red when a single sample exceeds 104 units of Enterococci per 100 ml of water or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 35 units / 100ml of water.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when a single sample exceeds 235 units of E.coli per 100 ml of water or when the geometric mean of 5 samples contain more than 126 units / 100ml of water .

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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