Nye

Newport, Oregon
Managed by The Swim Guide

Nye Beach is located along the Pacific Ocean in one of Newport's distinct neighborhoods. Here you will find people strolling along the sandy beach, browsing in the local shops, or dining in one of the beach's restaurants. The area is also becoming a place for local art galleries. From the beach, visitors can also view the Yaquina Head Lighthouse and surrounding cliffs.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 23th, 2019. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 24th, 2019 at 11:53 AM.
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Current Weather
6°C
Cloudy
Monitoring Frequency

Nye is sampled bi-weekly from May 26th from September 1st.

Source Information

The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) works with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to monitor several marine and freshwater sites in the state of Oregon.

Beaches are monitored on a three week rotating schedule depending upon their geographic location, previous monitoring data and test results, public input, and amount of beach use. Sites are monitored from May 21-August 31. As of 2017, the OBMP follows a Beach Action Value established with the EPA specifically for the state of Oregon. It is 130 cfu per 100ml of water. The most probable number (MPN) testing method is used to estimate the number of colony forming units (cfu) of bacteria in 100mL sample of water. That means:A beach is marked green when single sample test results show fewer than 130 MPN per 100ml of water.A beach is marked red when single sample test results show greater than 130 MPN per 10ml of water.The OBMP collects samples from multiple locations at a beach. All samples must pass for a beach to pass. If one sample fails an advisory is issued, and the OBMP collects a resample within 96 hours to determine if bacteria levels have decreased enough to lift the advisory.

Water Quality Graph

Nye

Newport, Oregon
Managed by The Swim Guide

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is essential right now. Follow the advice of the health experts. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Heading to the beach should only be considered an option if social distancing practices can be followed. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter the efforts to curb the virus’ spread.

For more information, please visit the World Health Organization public resource on COVID-19.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 23th, 2019. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 24th, 2019 at 11:53 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
6°C
Cloudy

Nye Beach is located along the Pacific Ocean in one of Newport's distinct neighborhoods. Here you will find people strolling along the sandy beach, browsing in the local shops, or dining in one of the beach's restaurants. The area is also becoming a place for local art galleries. From the beach, visitors can also view the Yaquina Head Lighthouse and surrounding cliffs.

Monitoring Frequency

Nye is sampled bi-weekly from May 26th from September 1st.

Source Information

The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) works with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to monitor several marine and freshwater sites in the state of Oregon.

Beaches are monitored on a three week rotating schedule depending upon their geographic location, previous monitoring data and test results, public input, and amount of beach use. Sites are monitored from May 21-August 31. As of 2017, the OBMP follows a Beach Action Value established with the EPA specifically for the state of Oregon. It is 130 cfu per 100ml of water. The most probable number (MPN) testing method is used to estimate the number of colony forming units (cfu) of bacteria in 100mL sample of water. That means:A beach is marked green when single sample test results show fewer than 130 MPN per 100ml of water.A beach is marked red when single sample test results show greater than 130 MPN per 10ml of water.The OBMP collects samples from multiple locations at a beach. All samples must pass for a beach to pass. If one sample fails an advisory is issued, and the OBMP collects a resample within 96 hours to determine if bacteria levels have decreased enough to lift the advisory.

Water Quality Graph

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