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Time: 5:00 p.m. Date: December 9, 2014

Closure and Posted Warning Status Report



Posted Warnings: Bacterial levels in ocean and bay recreational waters exceed health standards at the following locations:

Huntington Harbour

300 feet of Coral Cay Beach.

Newport Bay
33rd Street Channel at the end of 33rd Street.
300 feet of 10th Street Beach on West Bay Avenue on Balboa Peninsula.
Ruby Avenue Beach on the north side of Balboa Island.

Dana Point
From the Dana Point Harbor breakwater to 300 feet downcoast of the Dana Point Harbor breakwater at Doheny State Beach.

San Clemente
300 feet of North Beach.
Long Term Postings due to Possible Urban Runoff Impacts:

Newport Bay
• Harbor Tower Marina at Pacific Coast Highway and Newport Blvd. Beach goers should avoid contact with ocean and bay waters in these areas.

The Environmental Health staff advises swimmers that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters adjacent to storm drains, creeks and rivers. Swimmers should avoid coastal waters impacted by discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers and beach users should avoid contact with any runoff on the beach during dry or wet weather conditions. If you would like to report a bather illness, please call 714.433.6280 during business hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To report a sewage spill, please call 714.433.6419 during business hours or 714.628.7008 after business hours. For questions, please call 714.433.6280 during business hours or log on to

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