Mississippi Beach
Monitoring Program

Mississippi Beaches Status Update:
ALL BEACHES ARE OPEN.

BEACH CLOSURES:

  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Pass Christian Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 1 ([EPA:MS447804] Lakeshore Beach near Lakeshore Drive, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Silver Slipper Casino eastward to Pointset Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 2 ([EPA:MS999656] Buccaneer State Park Beach near State Park Road, Waveland). The extent is from 100 yards west of sign eastward to 100 yards east of sign. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 3 ([EPA:MS594393] Waveland Beach near Vacation Lane, Waveland). The extent is from Oak Blvd eastward to Favre St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 4 ([EPA:MS356172] Bay St. Louis Beach near St. Charles Street, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Box Culvert eastward to Ballantine St.. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 5 ([EPA:MS183900] Pass Christian West Beach near Lady Mary Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Fort Henry Ave eastward to Elliot St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of aharmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 6 ([EPA:MS268175] Pass Christian Central Beach near Church Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Henderson Ave eastward to Hiern Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 7 ([EPA:MS409670] Pass Christian East Beach near Shadow Lawn Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Espy Ave eastward to Hayden Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 07A ([EPA:MS951039] Long Beach Beach Trautman Avenue). The extent is from Oak Gardens eastward to Girard. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 10 ([EPA:MS984335] Gulfport Central Beach one quarter mile east of Oak Avenue, Gulfport). The extent is from Alfonso Dr eastward to Arkansas Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Long Beach Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.

BEACH ADVISORIES:

  • None

Note: Swimmers are reminded that the Beach Task Force has a standing recommendation that swimming not occur during or within 24 hours of a significant rainfall event.





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Mississippi Beach
Monitoring Program

 

Mississippi Beaches Status Update:
ALL BEACHES ARE OPEN.

BEACH CLOSURES:

  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Pass Christian Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 1 ([EPA:MS447804] Lakeshore Beach near Lakeshore Drive, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Silver Slipper Casino eastward to Pointset Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 2 ([EPA:MS999656] Buccaneer State Park Beach near State Park Road, Waveland). The extent is from 100 yards west of sign eastward to 100 yards east of sign. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 3 ([EPA:MS594393] Waveland Beach near Vacation Lane, Waveland). The extent is from Oak Blvd eastward to Favre St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 4 ([EPA:MS356172] Bay St. Louis Beach near St. Charles Street, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Box Culvert eastward to Ballantine St.. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 5 ([EPA:MS183900] Pass Christian West Beach near Lady Mary Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Fort Henry Ave eastward to Elliot St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of aharmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 6 ([EPA:MS268175] Pass Christian Central Beach near Church Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Henderson Ave eastward to Hiern Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 7 ([EPA:MS409670] Pass Christian East Beach near Shadow Lawn Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Espy Ave eastward to Hayden Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 07A ([EPA:MS951039] Long Beach Beach Trautman Avenue). The extent is from Oak Gardens eastward to Girard. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 10 ([EPA:MS984335] Gulfport Central Beach one quarter mile east of Oak Avenue, Gulfport). The extent is from Alfonso Dr eastward to Arkansas Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Long Beach Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.

BEACH ADVISORIES:

  • None

Note: Swimmers are reminded that the Beach Task Force has a standing recommendation that swimming not occur during or within 24 hours of a significant rainfall event.





Mississippi Beaches Status Update:
ALL BEACHES ARE OPEN.

BEACH CLOSURES:

  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Pass Christian Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 1 ([EPA:MS447804] Lakeshore Beach near Lakeshore Drive, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Silver Slipper Casino eastward to Pointset Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 2 ([EPA:MS999656] Buccaneer State Park Beach near State Park Road, Waveland). The extent is from 100 yards west of sign eastward to 100 yards east of sign. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 3 ([EPA:MS594393] Waveland Beach near Vacation Lane, Waveland). The extent is from Oak Blvd eastward to Favre St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-22 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Hancock County station 4 ([EPA:MS356172] Bay St. Louis Beach near St. Charles Street, Bay St. Louis). The extent is from Box Culvert eastward to Ballantine St.. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a harmful algal bloom developing in the area. MDEQ advises people and their pets to avoid contact, including swimming, with the blue-green algae as exposure can be harmful. The algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from these waters.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 5 ([EPA:MS183900] Pass Christian West Beach near Lady Mary Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Fort Henry Ave eastward to Elliot St. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of aharmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 6 ([EPA:MS268175] Pass Christian Central Beach near Church Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Henderson Ave eastward to Hiern Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 7 ([EPA:MS409670] Pass Christian East Beach near Shadow Lawn Avenue, Pass Christian). The extent is from Espy Ave eastward to Hayden Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 07A ([EPA:MS951039] Long Beach Beach Trautman Avenue). The extent is from Oak Gardens eastward to Girard. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s): The beach area including Harrison County station 10 ([EPA:MS984335] Gulfport Central Beach one quarter mile east of Oak Avenue, Gulfport). The extent is from Alfonso Dr eastward to Arkansas Ave. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary beach closure because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.
  • 2019-06-24 until further notice - BEACH CLOSURE as a result of a harmful algal bloom near the following location(s):Long Beach Small Craft Harbor. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued this precautionary water contact warning because of a blue-green Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) extending into that area. MDEQ advises people, and their pets, to avoid water contact such as swimming or wading because exposure to the blue-green HAB can be harmful. he algae can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. MDEQ advises that those exposed wash with soap and water and to not eat fish or any other seafood taken from affected areas. The closures refer to water contact and do not prohibit use of the sand portion of a beach.

BEACH ADVISORIES:

  • None

Note: Swimmers are reminded that the Beach Task Force has a standing recommendation that swimming not occur during or within 24 hours of a significant rainfall event.