Suffolk County health officials are advising residents to stay out of the water at 65 beaches in the county due to potentially elevated bacteria levels after the recent heavy rainfall.
These are in spots that can be “heavily influenced by stormwater runoff” and are located in areas that see limited tidal flushing, the health department said in an advisory released Tuesday afternoon.
Unless samples indicate elevated bacterial levels, the advisory is expected to be lifted Wednesday at 10 a.m., officials said.
For updates, call the bathing beach hotline at 631-852-5822 or check the health department’s beach monitoring web page at http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices.aspx
Affected beaches are:
Babylon: Amityville Village Beach, Tanner Park Beach, Venetian Shores Beach, Copiague Harbor (Great South Bay)
Brookhaven: Sound Beach West, Tides Beach, Beech Road Beach, Broadway Beach, Friendship Drive Beach, Shoreham Village Beach, Shoreham Beach, Corey Beach, Shirley Beach, Stony Brook Beach, Shoreham Shore Club Beach, Miller Place Park Beach, Scotts Beach, Woodhull Landing Beach, Bayberry Cove Beach, Bayview Beach, Grantland Beach, Indian Field Beach, Little Bay Beach, Soundview Beach Association Beach, Terraces on the Sound
East Hampton: Havens Beach
Huntington: Eagle Dock Community Beach, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Beach, West Neck Beach, Lloyd Neck Bath Club Beach, Lloyd Harbor Village Park Beach, Gold Star Battalion Park Beach, Head of the Bay Club Beach, Nathan Hale Beach Club Beach, Baycrest Association Beach, Bay Hills Beach Association, Crescent Beach, Knollwood Beach Association Beach, Fleets Cove Beach, Centerport Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, Centerport Yacht Club Beach, Steers Beach, Asharoken Beach, Hobart Beach in Northport, Hobart Beach in Eatons Neck, Crab Meadow Beach, Wincoma Association Beach, Valley Grove Beach, Prices Bend Beach
Islip: West Islip Beach, Benjamins Beach, Islip Beach, East Islip Beach, West Oaks Recreation Club Beach, Brightwaters Village Beach, Sayville Beach, Bayport Beach, Sayville Marina Park Beach, Bayberry Beach
Smithtown: Callahan’s Beach, Short Beach, Nissequogue Point Beach, Long Beach, Schubert Beach