Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:


Latigo Shore Drive in Malibu

The entire swim area.

Marie Canyon Storm Drain at Puerco Beach

The entire swim area.

Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu

100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon.

Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier.

Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

The entire swim area.

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.


Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

Pico-Kenter storm drain at Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica South Tower 20

Recorded information on beach conditions is available 24- hours a day on the County's beach closure hotline: 1-800- 525-5662. To view the map of impacted locations and for more information, please visit PublicHealth.LACounty.gov/Beach/.


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