North Hampton State Beach

North Hampton, New Hampshire
Managed by The Swim Guide

North Hampton State Beach is a sandy oceanfront beach that is a great place for swimming and picnicking. There are restrooms and changerooms available for beachgoers. If you drive to the beach, there is metered parking available along Route 1A. There are no pets allowed on the beach.

This location is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The North Hampton State Park is open from May 1 - Nov. 1.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 24th, 2018. 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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MONITORING FREQUENCY

North Hampton State Beach is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

North Hampton State Beach

North Hampton, New Hampshire
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on August 24th, 2018. 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:   

North Hampton State Beach is a sandy oceanfront beach that is a great place for swimming and picnicking. There are restrooms and changerooms available for beachgoers. If you drive to the beach, there is metered parking available along Route 1A. There are no pets allowed on the beach.

This location is monitored twice a week from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The North Hampton State Park is open from May 1 - Nov. 1.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

North Hampton State Beach is sampled weekly from May 15th to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services monitors water quality at beaches in the state from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Water samples are collected several times a week throughout the swimming season. When advisories are issued, they are posted on the DES website and on its beach advisory Twitter feed (@NHDES_Beaches).

Swim Guide checks for the latest information daily during the monitoring season.

A beach is marked Green when it meets water quality standards.

A freshwater beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 88 counts of E. coli per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 47 counts of E. coli per 100ml of water.

A marine beach is marked Red when two consecutive samples exceed 104 counts of Enterococci per 100ml or when the geometric mean of at least three samples collected in a 60-day period exceeds 35 counts of Enterococci per 100ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when current or reliable information is unavailable.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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