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Nassau closes beaches after Friday storm

A file photo of the bathing section at

A file photo of the bathing section at North Hempstead Beach Park. Credit: Nina Ruggiero

Eighteen area beaches were closed Saturday by health officials because of elevated bacterial levels caused by stormwater runoff from Friday's storms.

Most of the closed beaches are located on Nassau's North Shore.

Beaches affected by the closure:

Centre Island Sound

Creek Club

Hewlett Point Beach

Island Park Beach

Lattingtown Beach

Laurel Hollow Beach

Merrick Estates

Civic Association

Morgan Sound

North Hempstead Beach Park

Philip Healey Beach

Piping Rock Beach Club

Pryibil Beach

Ransom Beach

Roosevelt Beach

Sea Cliff Village Beach

Soundside Beach

Stehli Beach

Tappen Beach

Biltmore Beach Club remains closed because of elevated bacterial levels, officials said.

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