10th (Barnegat Light)

Barnegat Light, New Jersey
Managed by The Swim Guide

This oceanside beach runs along the shores of the borough of Barnegat Light. Visitors can enjoy swimming and surfing under lifeguard supervision. A beach badge is required to access the beach; badges can be purchased at the borough hall. There are many shops and restaurants nearby.

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
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 26th, 2019. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 26th, 2019 at 6:58 AM.
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Current Weather
23°C
Clear and sunny
Monitoring Frequency

10th (Barnegat Light) 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 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.

Water Quality Graph

10th (Barnegat Light)

Barnegat Light, 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
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 26th, 2019. The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on August 26th, 2019 at 6:58 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
23°C
Clear and sunny

This oceanside beach runs along the shores of the borough of Barnegat Light. Visitors can enjoy swimming and surfing under lifeguard supervision. A beach badge is required to access the beach; badges can be purchased at the borough hall. There are many shops and restaurants nearby.

Monitoring Frequency

10th (Barnegat Light) 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 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.

Water Quality Graph

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