Steers Beach

Northport, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

Steers Beach is one of two Northport Village-owned beaches that looks out on Northport Bay. It is located on a sharp turn on Eaton’s Neck Road leading out to Asharoken Beach. Come enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, picnicking, and soaking up the rays. Parking stickers are $15 and only available to Northport Village residents. Amenities include restrooms, showers, kayak racks, a beach pavilion that can be used for private events, a first aid station, charcoal grills, and picnic tables. There are no food concessions but ice cream trucks frequently visit the parking lot! No alcohol, fires, or pets allowed. Lifeguards are on duty during summer months. This is a Tier II beach.

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current 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
18°C
A few clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Steers Beach is sampled weekly from May 1st 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 from a month prior to Memorial Day until Labor Day. Tier I beaches are tested 2-3 times per week and Tier II beaches are tested at least once per week, with more frequent testing at beaches where water quality changes often. Tier I and Tier II beaches are retested if a sample exceeds water quality standards. Additional samples are taken from Tier I and Tier II beaches prone to water quality issues from stormwater runoff after heavy rainfall. Several samples are taken from Tier I and Tier II beaches. The samples are taken at knee depth, near known and potential pollution sources and from the most popular swimming spots.
Tier III beaches are tested once a month from June 15 to Labour Day.

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

Steers Beach

Northport, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current 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
18°C
A few clouds

Steers Beach is one of two Northport Village-owned beaches that looks out on Northport Bay. It is located on a sharp turn on Eaton’s Neck Road leading out to Asharoken Beach. Come enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, picnicking, and soaking up the rays. Parking stickers are $15 and only available to Northport Village residents. Amenities include restrooms, showers, kayak racks, a beach pavilion that can be used for private events, a first aid station, charcoal grills, and picnic tables. There are no food concessions but ice cream trucks frequently visit the parking lot! No alcohol, fires, or pets allowed. Lifeguards are on duty during summer months. This is a Tier II beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Steers Beach is sampled weekly from May 1st 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 from a month prior to Memorial Day until Labor Day. Tier I beaches are tested 2-3 times per week and Tier II beaches are tested at least once per week, with more frequent testing at beaches where water quality changes often. Tier I and Tier II beaches are retested if a sample exceeds water quality standards. Additional samples are taken from Tier I and Tier II beaches prone to water quality issues from stormwater runoff after heavy rainfall. Several samples are taken from Tier I and Tier II beaches. The samples are taken at knee depth, near known and potential pollution sources and from the most popular swimming spots.
Tier III beaches are tested once a month from June 15 to Labour Day.

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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