Matunuck Town Beach

South Kingstown, Rhode Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

Matunuck Town Beach is located off Matunuck Beach Road in South Kingstown. In addition to the saltwater swimming beach, you will find a boardwalk, playground, volleyball court, and picnic area. Restrooms are provided for your convenience. Pets are not allowed on the beach.

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
  • No data available

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 20th, 2016. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 20th, 2016 at 10:48 AM.
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Current Weather
6°C
Chance of heavy rain
Monitoring Frequency

Matunuck Town Beach is sampled monthly from May 26th from September 1st.

Source Information

Rhode Island Department of Health monitors water quality at all licensed beaches in Rhode Island. Water samples are collected from Memorial Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. The monitoring schedules follows a tiered monitoring plan. Tier I beaches are sampled at least weekly. Tier II beaches are samples monthly. Tier III beaches are sampled twice per season.

The Rhode Island Department of Health does not share weekly test results. Only official beach advisories are shared publicly. The current threshold for triggering a possible advisory is 60 CFU of enterococcus per 100ml of marine water. When a test result exceeds this threshold, resamples are taken and other factors, such as weather and water conditions, are used to determine whether an official advisory should be issued. Swim Guide does not actively update Rhode Island beaches.Please note that smoking is banned at all Rhode Island public beaches.

Water Quality Graph

Matunuck Town Beach

South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on July 20th, 2016. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 20th, 2016 at 10:48 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
6°C
Chance of heavy rain

Matunuck Town Beach is located off Matunuck Beach Road in South Kingstown. In addition to the saltwater swimming beach, you will find a boardwalk, playground, volleyball court, and picnic area. Restrooms are provided for your convenience. Pets are not allowed on the beach.

Monitoring Frequency

Matunuck Town Beach is sampled monthly from May 26th from September 1st.

Source Information

Rhode Island Department of Health monitors water quality at all licensed beaches in Rhode Island. Water samples are collected from Memorial Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. The monitoring schedules follows a tiered monitoring plan. Tier I beaches are sampled at least weekly. Tier II beaches are samples monthly. Tier III beaches are sampled twice per season.

The Rhode Island Department of Health does not share weekly test results. Only official beach advisories are shared publicly. The current threshold for triggering a possible advisory is 60 CFU of enterococcus per 100ml of marine water. When a test result exceeds this threshold, resamples are taken and other factors, such as weather and water conditions, are used to determine whether an official advisory should be issued. Swim Guide does not actively update Rhode Island beaches.Please note that smoking is banned at all Rhode Island public beaches.

Water Quality Graph

  Beach Location Water Quality
Narragansett, Rhode Island
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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