Jenness Beach at Cable Road


This oceanfront beach is at the end of Cable Road in Rye. The sandy beach is a great place for families looking to swim or picnic. The beach is open from April through October, but lifeguards are only on duty from the end of May through early September. There are restrooms/changeroom here that are open during the summer season. Parking is available at metered parking spots along Route 1A.

This beach is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 16th, 2021. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 31st, 2021 at 2:08 PM.
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Current Weather
14°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

Jenness Beach at Cable Road is sampled from May 27th to September 2nd.

Source Information

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

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Water Quality Graph

Jenness Beach at Cable Road


COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 16th, 2021. New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 31st, 2021 at 2:08 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
14°C
Mostly clear

This oceanfront beach is at the end of Cable Road in Rye. The sandy beach is a great place for families looking to swim or picnic. The beach is open from April through October, but lifeguards are only on duty from the end of May through early September. There are restrooms/changeroom here that are open during the summer season. Parking is available at metered parking spots along Route 1A.

This beach is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Monitoring Frequency

Jenness Beach at Cable Road is sampled from May 27th to September 2nd.

Source Information

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

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Water Quality Graph

  Beach Location Water Quality
North Hampton, New Hampshire
Rye, New Hampshire
Rye, New Hampshire
Rye, New Hampshire
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