Spanish Cove

Lillian, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

Spanish Cove is a residential community on the western shores of Perdido Bay in Baldwin County. Residents and visitors can enjoy sunbathing, fishing, and boating. There are also nearby attractions and restaurants.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 30th, 2022. Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 1st, 2022 at 2:22 PM.
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Current Weather
26°C
Cloudy with a few clear breaks
Monitoring Frequency

Spanish Cove is sampled weekly from April 1st to September 30th.

Source Information

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

More information about the ADEM testing program can be found at http://adem.alabama.gov/programs/coastal/beachMonitoring.cnt

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

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Water Quality Graph

Spanish Cove

Lillian, Alabama
Managed by Mobile Baykeeper

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 30th, 2022. Mobile Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on July 1st, 2022 at 2:22 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
26°C
Cloudy with a few clear breaks

Spanish Cove is a residential community on the western shores of Perdido Bay in Baldwin County. Residents and visitors can enjoy sunbathing, fishing, and boating. There are also nearby attractions and restaurants.

Monitoring Frequency

Spanish Cove is sampled weekly from April 1st to September 30th.

Source Information

This beach information is maintained by Mobile Baykeeper, using data from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). Depending on the site, samples are collected twice per week, once per week or once every other week during the swimming season (May through September) and once per month during the cooler months.

More information about the ADEM testing program can be found at http://adem.alabama.gov/programs/coastal/beachMonitoring.cnt

Water samples are analyzed for the indicator bacteria Enterococci. Beaches will be marked as unsafe (red) for swimming when sample results show more than 104 Enterococci colonies per 100 ml of water and will be marked as safe (green) when Enterococci colonies are below 104 colonies per 100 ml of water. A grey status indicates a lack of current or reliable data for a particular site.

Learn more about Mobile Baykeeper at http://mobilebaykeeper.org/swim

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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