Black Point Beach (Osprey Rd)

East Lyme, Connecticut
Managed by The Swim Guide

This private beach and fishing pier is open to residents of the Black Point Beach Community (not to be confused with residence of the Old Black Point Beach Community). This area was originally inhabited by the Nehantic people before European contact. The tribe was an ally to the colonists but died out in the mid 19th century. In 1870 the Nehantics were declared extinct and the 300 acre Black Point reservation was sold, however in 1998 Nehantic Tribe and Nation was incorporated.

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
3°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled from 15 May to 15 September

SOURCE INFORMATION

Ledge Light Health District monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected at weekly from different bathing areas. Advisories are posted to the health district website.

Swim Guide checks the advisories daily, during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when bacteria counts are below 104 units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water,

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 bacteria units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water

A beach is marked Grey when there is no recent or reliable information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Black Point Beach (Osprey Rd)

East Lyme, Connecticut
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
3°C
Clear and sunny

This private beach and fishing pier is open to residents of the Black Point Beach Community (not to be confused with residence of the Old Black Point Beach Community). This area was originally inhabited by the Nehantic people before European contact. The tribe was an ally to the colonists but died out in the mid 19th century. In 1870 the Nehantics were declared extinct and the 300 acre Black Point reservation was sold, however in 1998 Nehantic Tribe and Nation was incorporated.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled from 15 May to 15 September

SOURCE INFORMATION

Ledge Light Health District monitors water quality at beaches in this region from mid-May to mid-September. Water samples are collected at weekly from different bathing areas. Advisories are posted to the health district website.

Swim Guide checks the advisories daily, during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when bacteria counts are below 104 units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water,

A beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 bacteria units / 100ml of marine water or 235 / 100ml of fresh water

A beach is marked Grey when there is no recent or reliable information available.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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