21st Bay St., North end behind Ship's Captain Restaurant

Norfolk, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

This beach point is part of Norfolk's Ocean View Beach on Chesapeake Bay. Ocean View beaches are a great place to swim, sunbathe, fish, or picnic. During the summer beach season (Memorial Day through Labor Day), there are no pets permitted on the beach from 10am - 6pm. Ocean View beach has lifeguards on duty also from May to September. Public washrooms and showers are available at the 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
16°C
Cloudy
MONITORING FREQUENCY

21st Bay St., North end behind Ship's Captain Restaurant is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

21st Bay St., North end behind Ship's Captain Restaurant

Norfolk, Virginia
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
16°C
Cloudy

This beach point is part of Norfolk's Ocean View Beach on Chesapeake Bay. Ocean View beaches are a great place to swim, sunbathe, fish, or picnic. During the summer beach season (Memorial Day through Labor Day), there are no pets permitted on the beach from 10am - 6pm. Ocean View beach has lifeguards on duty also from May to September. Public washrooms and showers are available at the beach.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

21st Bay St., North end behind Ship's Captain Restaurant is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Virginia Department of Health monitors water quality at beaches in this region from May to September. Water samples are collected weekly. Results are posted on the DOH website. Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday - Friday during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is less than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

A beach is marked Red when the level of enterococci bacteria in the water is higher than 104 units per 100 mL of water.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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