21st Street (Avalon)

Avalon, New Jersey
Managed by The Swim Guide

This beach is located in the seashore resort of Avalon, where the slogan "Cooler by a Mile" represents the borough's location on the Atlantic Ocean. With its calm water, natural dunes, and spacious beach area, Avalon's beach has been described as, "the best beach in New Jersey". Beach badges are required for all visitors over the age of 12. They can be purchased on the beach or from Community Hall. Restrooms can be found at various access points along the beach as can parking. Lifeguards are on duty during the swim season.

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
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 29th, 2020. 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 3th, 2020 at 12:49 PM.
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Current Weather
18°C
Cloudy
Monitoring Frequency

21st Street (Avalon) is sampled weekly from May 15th from September 15th.

Source Information

The Department of Environmental Protection monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected weekly on Mondays and posted Tuesday afternoon to the Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program website or on the beach hotline: 1-800-648-SAND.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday through Friday throughout the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when water samples show enterococci counts below 104 units/ 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water or when the state issues an advisory due to other environmental concerns such as debris, algae blooms and sewage problems.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

21st Street (Avalon)

Avalon, New Jersey
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
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 29th, 2020. 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 3th, 2020 at 12:49 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
18°C
Cloudy

This beach is located in the seashore resort of Avalon, where the slogan "Cooler by a Mile" represents the borough's location on the Atlantic Ocean. With its calm water, natural dunes, and spacious beach area, Avalon's beach has been described as, "the best beach in New Jersey". Beach badges are required for all visitors over the age of 12. They can be purchased on the beach or from Community Hall. Restrooms can be found at various access points along the beach as can parking. Lifeguards are on duty during the swim season.

Monitoring Frequency

21st Street (Avalon) is sampled weekly from May 15th from September 15th.

Source Information

The Department of Environmental Protection monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected weekly on Mondays and posted Tuesday afternoon to the Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program website or on the beach hotline: 1-800-648-SAND.

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily, Monday through Friday throughout the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when water samples show enterococci counts below 104 units/ 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water or when the state issues an advisory due to other environmental concerns such as debris, algae blooms and sewage problems.

A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.

Water Quality Graph

  Beach Location Water Quality
Avalon, New Jersey
Avalon, New Jersey
Avalon, New Jersey
Avalon, New Jersey
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