Town of Cape Charles Public Beach

Cape Charles, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

This family-friendly, public beach is located in Cape Charles on Chesapeake Bay. The shallow and calm water--along with several large wading pools--make this a great place for kids to cool off during the summer months. At the south side of the beach you can enjoy fishing from the pier. This is also the location of a popular monthly summer party called "Applaud the Sun".

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • Last confirmed by The Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
11°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Town of Cape Charles Public Beach is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 15th

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

Town of Cape Charles Public Beach

Cape Charles, Virginia
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • Last confirmed by The Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
11°C
Clear and sunny

This family-friendly, public beach is located in Cape Charles on Chesapeake Bay. The shallow and calm water--along with several large wading pools--make this a great place for kids to cool off during the summer months. At the south side of the beach you can enjoy fishing from the pier. This is also the location of a popular monthly summer party called "Applaud the Sun".

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Town of Cape Charles Public Beach is sampled weekly from May 29th to September 15th

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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