Nassau County health officials on Thursday lifted an advisory against swimming at 14 North Shore beaches.
The county's Department of Health had issued the advisory Wednesday as a precautionary measure because of heavy rainfall.
Bacteria levels at beaches known to have substantial storm-water runoff can climb, failing meet the New York State standards for swimming, according to the health officials.
The beaches include: Centre Island Sound, Oyster Bay; Creek Club and Lattingtown Beach, Lattingtown; Laurel Hollow Beach, Laurel Hollow; Morgan Sound, Glen Cove; North Hempstead Beach Park, Port Washington; Piping Rock Beach Club, Locust Valley; Pryibil Beach, Glen Cove; Ransom Beach, Bayville; Theodore Roosevelt Beach, Oyster Bay; Sea Cliff Village Beach, Sea Cliff; Soundside Beach, Bayville; Stehli Beach, Locust Valley; and Tappen Beach, Sea Cliff.
For recorded information on beach closings and openings in Nassau, call 516-227-9700. Health department representatives are available weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., at 516-227-9717.