Laguna Beach-Goff Island Beach

Laguna Beach, California

Goff Beach is best accessed by the stairs that lead down from the Montage Resort. Popular activities include swimming, skin and scuba diving, tide pooling, and other beach activities. The beach is relatively protected from most surf and results in some great snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities. This beach is rocky bottom with small shorebreak type surf. There are many rocks in the area so care should be taken when swimming in the cove. Currents can form along the rocks in the cove. Care should be taken to not get too close while swimming and/or snorkeling. This small cove has a lifeguard in the summer.

Reminders: There is a 3-day rain advisory after each rain storm, use caution as bacteria levels can increase during this period. The County Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers. Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains creeks and rivers, and beach users should avoid contact with any runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions. As an extra precaution remain 500 ft away on either side from any outfalls.

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Orange County Coastkeeper 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
23°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Laguna Beach-Goff Island Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Swim Guide updates for Orange County are maintained by Orange County Coastkeeper based on information about water quality provided by the Orange County Health Care Agency, through the Ocean Water Protection Program at www.ocbeachinfo.com

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Laguna Beach-Goff Island Beach

Laguna Beach, California

WATER QUALITY
  • Met water quality standards less than 60% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Orange County Coastkeeper 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
23°C
Mostly clear

Goff Beach is best accessed by the stairs that lead down from the Montage Resort. Popular activities include swimming, skin and scuba diving, tide pooling, and other beach activities. The beach is relatively protected from most surf and results in some great snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities. This beach is rocky bottom with small shorebreak type surf. There are many rocks in the area so care should be taken when swimming in the cove. Currents can form along the rocks in the cove. Care should be taken to not get too close while swimming and/or snorkeling. This small cove has a lifeguard in the summer.

Reminders: There is a 3-day rain advisory after each rain storm, use caution as bacteria levels can increase during this period. The County Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers. Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains creeks and rivers, and beach users should avoid contact with any runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions. As an extra precaution remain 500 ft away on either side from any outfalls.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Laguna Beach-Goff Island Beach is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Swim Guide updates for Orange County are maintained by Orange County Coastkeeper based on information about water quality provided by the Orange County Health Care Agency, through the Ocean Water Protection Program at www.ocbeachinfo.com

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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