16th (Ocean City)

Ocean City, New Jersey
Managed by The Swim Guide

This barrier island beach is located in Ocean City, self-proclaimed as, "America's Greatest Family Resort". Visitors to the white sand beach must pay the daily or weekly fee to use the beach. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For your convenience, there are restrooms at various points along the beach as well as metered parking. Picnics and fires are prohibited on the beach. Ocean City has a beach accessible wheelchair service. Surfing is permitted at 16th Street.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical 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
13°C
A mix of sun and clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

16th (Ocean City) is sampled weekly from May 27th to September 7th

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

16th (Ocean City)

Ocean City, New Jersey
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical 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
13°C
A mix of sun and clouds

This barrier island beach is located in Ocean City, self-proclaimed as, "America's Greatest Family Resort". Visitors to the white sand beach must pay the daily or weekly fee to use the beach. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For your convenience, there are restrooms at various points along the beach as well as metered parking. Picnics and fires are prohibited on the beach. Ocean City has a beach accessible wheelchair service. Surfing is permitted at 16th Street.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

16th (Ocean City) is sampled weekly from May 27th to September 7th

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



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