Beach Sampling Results, Mar. 22nd

The County of Santa Barbara’s Environmental Health Services conducts water quality sampling during the summer. A WARNING beach status is issued when one or more of the bacterial health standards are exceeded.


Butterfly Beach
Carpinteria City Beach
East Beach @ Mission Creek
East Beach @ Sycamore Creek
Gaviota State Beach
Goleta Beach
Guadalupe Dunes Beach
Hammonds Beach
Haskell’s Beach
Leadbetter Beach
Refugio State Beach
Rincon Beach @ Rincon Point
Sands Beach @ Coal Oil Point
Summerland Beach


Arroyo Burro Beach
Carpinteria State Beach
El Capitan State Beach
Hope Ranch Beach
Jalama Beach

OPEN = Sampling results indicate that water quality meets state health standards.

WARNING = Sampling results indicate bacterial levels exceed one or more state health standards at this location. Contact with ocean water may increase risk of illness. Swimmers are advised to stay out of the water a minimum of 50 yards away from both sides of creek mouths or storm drains.

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