Beaufort Maritime Museum Sailing Camp (C56B)

Beaufort, North Carolina

Located on Taylor’s Creek, the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort is one of three maritime museums on the North Carolina Coast. Like its sister museum, the site is devoted to celebrating the coast's rich history and maritime heritage. The museum is also home to artifacts from Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, which ran aground on a sandbar in Beaufort Inlet in 1718.

The museum offers a number of sailing programs. Taylor’s Creek is a popular swimming and boating spot.

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
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  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on May 28th, 2019. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on May 31st, 2019 at 1:24 PM.
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Current Weather
24°C
Clear and sunny
Monitoring Frequency

Beaufort Maritime Museum Sailing Camp (C56B) is sampled weekly from April 1st to October 31st.

Source Information

The NC Department of Environmental Quality – Division of Marine Fisheries- Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality samples for Enterococci in Marine only sites.

Tier 1 sites (daily use) are sampled weekly from April to October

Tier 2 sites (non-daily)are sampled twice a month from April to October

All tier sites are sampled once a month November to March.

A site is marked Green when the geometric mean of the site is below 35 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water and/or a single sample of that site is below 104 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water.

A site is marked Red when the geometric mean of the site exceeds 35 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water and/or a single sample of that site exceeds 104 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water.

Results are made public by a press release, and a map of areas listed under advisory. They can be found on the agency webpage.

Swimming Advisories are issued through social media (Twitter); signs posted on-site; phone calls made to local public health agencies and town officials; press releases sent via email to press, interested parties (the public can sign up to receive notifications here), public health agencies, and local officials.

The public can get in touch by this email erin.bryan-millush@ncdenr.gov

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Beaufort Maritime Museum Sailing Camp (C56B)

Beaufort, North Carolina

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
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on May 28th, 2019. Swim Guide - Main updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on May 31st, 2019 at 1:24 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  
Current Weather
24°C
Clear and sunny

Located on Taylor’s Creek, the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort is one of three maritime museums on the North Carolina Coast. Like its sister museum, the site is devoted to celebrating the coast's rich history and maritime heritage. The museum is also home to artifacts from Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, which ran aground on a sandbar in Beaufort Inlet in 1718.

The museum offers a number of sailing programs. Taylor’s Creek is a popular swimming and boating spot.

Monitoring Frequency

Beaufort Maritime Museum Sailing Camp (C56B) is sampled weekly from April 1st to October 31st.

Source Information

The NC Department of Environmental Quality – Division of Marine Fisheries- Shellfish Sanitation and Recreational Water Quality samples for Enterococci in Marine only sites.

Tier 1 sites (daily use) are sampled weekly from April to October

Tier 2 sites (non-daily)are sampled twice a month from April to October

All tier sites are sampled once a month November to March.

A site is marked Green when the geometric mean of the site is below 35 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water and/or a single sample of that site is below 104 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water.

A site is marked Red when the geometric mean of the site exceeds 35 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water and/or a single sample of that site exceeds 104 units of enterococci per 100 ml of water.

Results are made public by a press release, and a map of areas listed under advisory. They can be found on the agency webpage.

Swimming Advisories are issued through social media (Twitter); signs posted on-site; phone calls made to local public health agencies and town officials; press releases sent via email to press, interested parties (the public can sign up to receive notifications here), public health agencies, and local officials.

The public can get in touch by this email erin.bryan-millush@ncdenr.gov

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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