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Ocean County

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Beach Season is almost here and water monitoring has begun!


Routine water quality monitoring of beaches has begun. All life-guarded beaches will be open starting Memorial Day Weekend. Most beaches are open on weekends and holidays only for the first few weeks of the beach season. Please call the municipality directly for information regarding specific beaches.

EPA's Recreational Boater's Guide to Vessel Sewage


EPA developed "A Recreational Boater’s Guide to Vessel Sewage" to make it easy for recreational boaters to understand what federal law says about handling the sewage generated onboard vessels. Boaters will learn about marine sanitation devices, no-discharge zones, and how to use pumpout facilities. The Guide also provides information about the environmental impacts of vessel sewage discharges and recommends some easy ways for boaters to help keep our waters clean. Click on the hyperlinked title above to access this document.

New Jersey Jellyfish Information


Click the hyperlinked title above to be directed to NJ Jellyfish Information. The website contains information on jellyfish species that may be encountered in NJ waters and related topics.

Rip Current Information and Surf Forecasts


Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore. They occur most often at low spots or breaks in sandbars and near structures such as groins, jetties and piers. For surf forecasts and more Rip Current information, click on the hyperlinked title.
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