24th (Barnegat Light)

Barnegat Light, New Jersey

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 still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

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

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 27th, 2022. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 30th, 2022 at 1:10 PM.
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Current Weather
22°C
Mostly clear
Monitoring Frequency

24th (Barnegat Light) is sampled weekly from May 15th to 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.

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Water Quality Graph

24th (Barnegat Light)

Barnegat Light, New Jersey

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 27th, 2022. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 30th, 2022 at 1:10 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
22°C
Mostly clear

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

24th (Barnegat Light) is sampled weekly from May 15th to 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.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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