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Officials: Swimming advisory at 19 Nassau beaches 

Nassau County is advising residents not to swim at 19 area beaches.

The advisory was issued Monday as “a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by heavy rainfall,” the county Health Department said in a news release. “Stormwater runoff can impact bathing water quality by elevating bacteria levels,” which may exceed state water quality standards.

Health officials said the advisory will be lifted at 8 a.m. Tuesday “unless there is additional heavy rainfall or water samples reveal elevated bacterial levels.”

The advisory is in effect for these South Shore beaches:

  • Biltmore Beach Club, Massapequa
  • Hewlett Point Beach, East Rockaway
  • Island Park Beach — Island Park
  • Merrick Estates Civic Association, Merrick
  • Philip Healey Beach, Massapequa

The advisory is in effect for these North Shore beaches:

  • Centre Island Sound, Bayville
  • Creek Club, Lattingtown
  • 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, Bayville
  • Tappen Beach, Glenwood Landing

To keep up with the latest on Nassau beach openings and closings, call the following number for recorded information: 516-227-9700.