Alfies

Westerly, Rhode Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

Photo by: Dylan Neild

This saltwater beach area is located near Alfie's Beach Store in Westerly. It is part of Misquamicut Beach, which was devastated during Hurricane Sandy.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current 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
21°C
Clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled monthly from 15 May to 15 September

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

Alfies

Westerly, Rhode Island
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current 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
21°C
Clear
Photo by: Dylan Neild

This saltwater beach area is located near Alfie's Beach Store in Westerly. It is part of Misquamicut Beach, which was devastated during Hurricane Sandy.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled monthly from 15 May to 15 September

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



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