Fort Hancock

Highlands, New Jersey

Fort Hancock is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook. The area was extremely damaged during Hurricane Sandy and many areas are closed to the public. Please check on the status before planning your visit.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . NY / NJ Baykeeper 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
26°C
A mix of sun and clouds
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 18 May to 7 September

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 and posted 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 samples have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water or when the state issues an advisory due to other environmental concerns.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Fort Hancock

Highlands, New Jersey

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . NY / NJ Baykeeper 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
26°C
A mix of sun and clouds

Fort Hancock is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook. The area was extremely damaged during Hurricane Sandy and many areas are closed to the public. Please check on the status before planning your visit.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled weekly from 18 May to 7 September

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 and posted 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 samples have enterococci counts above 104 units/ 100 ml of water or when the state issues an advisory due to other environmental concerns.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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