Most LI beaches ready for swimming season
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Most of Long Island's state and county beaches are in good shape as the swimming season kicks off with what is expected to be a hot Memorial Day weekend.
But beachgoers who like to go to Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park should plan on getting there early this summer. Winter surf claimed much of the sand, prompting officials to close half of the parking lot to prevent overcrowding.