Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey, California
Administrado por The Swim Guide

Monterey Municipal beach is located right next to the commercial wharf on the coastline trail. There is an abundance of wildlife near the beach, especially sea lions and jelly fish. There is plenty of parking but most people enjoy walking, cycling or running along the trail to get here.

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Octubre 11th, 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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CURRENT WEATHER
12°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Enero to 31 Diciembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

Monterey County Health Department collects samples at this beach every week from April 1st - October 31st and from monthly November 1st - March 31st. Samples are tested for levels of total coliform, fecal coliform and enterococcus. Swim Guide checks daily for updates during the monitoring season.

The standards for indicator bacteria are as follows:

Single sample maximum
Total Coliform > 10,000 MPN (Most Probable Number) / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 400 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 104 MPN / 100 ml

Geometric Mean (5 samples collected over a 30 day period)
Total Coliform > 1,000 MPN / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 200 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 33 MPN / 100 ml

A coastal beach is marked Green when bacteria levels for a single day and geometric mean are below the standards mentioned.

A coastal beach is marked Red when bacteria levels for a single day or the geometric mean are above the standards mentioned.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Monterey Municipal Beach

Monterey, California
Administrado por The Swim Guide

CALIDAD DE AGUA
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Estado Histórico
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on Octubre 11th, 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:   
CURRENT WEATHER
12°C
Mostly clear

Monterey Municipal beach is located right next to the commercial wharf on the coastline trail. There is an abundance of wildlife near the beach, especially sea lions and jelly fish. There is plenty of parking but most people enjoy walking, cycling or running along the trail to get here.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

is sampled semanalmente from 1 Enero to 31 Diciembre

SOURCE INFORMATION

Monterey County Health Department collects samples at this beach every week from April 1st - October 31st and from monthly November 1st - March 31st. Samples are tested for levels of total coliform, fecal coliform and enterococcus. Swim Guide checks daily for updates during the monitoring season.

The standards for indicator bacteria are as follows:

Single sample maximum
Total Coliform > 10,000 MPN (Most Probable Number) / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 400 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 104 MPN / 100 ml

Geometric Mean (5 samples collected over a 30 day period)
Total Coliform > 1,000 MPN / 100 ml of water
Fecal Coliform > 200 MPN / 100 ml
Enterococcus > 33 MPN / 100 ml

A coastal beach is marked Green when bacteria levels for a single day and geometric mean are below the standards mentioned.

A coastal beach is marked Red when bacteria levels for a single day or the geometric mean are above the standards mentioned.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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