Beach Sampling Results, May 9th

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
Carpinteria State Beach
East Beach @ Mission Creek
East Beach @ Sycamore Creek
El Capitan State Beach
Gaviota State Beach
Guadalupe Dunes Beach
Hammonds Beach
Haskell’s Beach
Hope Ranch Beach
Leadbetter Beach
Rincon Beach @ Rincon Point
Sands Beach @ Coal Oil Point
Summerland Beach


Arroyo Burro Beach
Goleta Beach
Jalama Beach
Refugio State 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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