Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on August 28th, 2023 Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 28th at 8:10 AM.
16th (Surf City) is sampled Weekly from May 15th to September 15th
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 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. A beach is marked Grey when reliable or up-to-date information is not available.
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