Cooks Beach West

Cooks Beach, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

The transit of the planet Mercury was first observed at Cooks Beach in the 1700's. A memorial caim commemorating the observation sits on the beach. 3km of white sand connect the Shakespeare Cliff Scenic & Historic Reserve on Lonely Bay to Cooks Bay. The area is perfect for swimming and exploring.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Cooks Beach West is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

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

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Cooks Beach West

Cooks Beach, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

The transit of the planet Mercury was first observed at Cooks Beach in the 1700's. A memorial caim commemorating the observation sits on the beach. 3km of white sand connect the Shakespeare Cliff Scenic & Historic Reserve on Lonely Bay to Cooks Bay. The area is perfect for swimming and exploring.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Cooks Beach West is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

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

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around storm water outfalls and at stream mouths.

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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