Swimming Beach Advisories

Saltwater Swimming Beaches

Saltwater Beach Closures and Advisories Map – Check your marine beach for closures or advisories during the swimming season. This program is administered by the Department of Ecology's BEACH Program and the Department of Health's BEACH Program.

Freshwater Swimming Lakes

Northwest Toxic Algae – See if your lake is having any problems with algal blooms.

Local Health Departments – Some local health agencies monitor lakes.

King County Swimming Beach Monitoring – King County marine beaches and lake monitoring.

More Resources

Water Safety for Lakes, Rivers, and Beaches

Recreational Water Illnesses