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Current Beach Advisories as of July 22, 2018
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Please note: The above map may not display accurate icons for a short time after any update. The charts below listing advisories and warnings are updated instantly by DES Beach Program staff.

Beach sampling/monitoring is conducted between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

For beach & advisory details, sampling results, and yearly reports, conduct a OneStop search.

Summary reports of monitoring seasons are also available at: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/beaches/beach_reports/index.htm.

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Current Beach Advisories

Advisories are updated daily during the swim season. Beaches are only listed here if the most recent fecal bacteria or cyanobacteria sample analysis exceeded state standards. Results are available through the OneStop database.

Beach sampling/monitoring is conducted between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

For beach and advisory details, sampling results, and yearly reports, conduct a OneStop search.

Summary reports of monitoring seasons are also available at: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/beaches/beach_reports/index.htm .

Follow the NHDES Beach Advisories Twitter Feed.  NHDES Beaches Advisories Twitter Feed

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For explanations about advisories and procedures, please visit the Beach Advisories page: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/beaches/advisories.htm.

Beach NameBeach TownWater TypeCommunicationDate PostedAdvisory Type
BEACH 3 - NEW POND - SHERWOOD FORESTCANTERBURYFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/19/2018 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR CYANOBACTERIA. THE BEACH ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL THE BLOOM SUBSIDES. A LAKE WARNING IS ALSO ISSUED SINCE THE BLOOM CAN UNPREDICTABLY DISPERSE AROUND THE LAKE. RESAMPLING AND SHORELINE OBSERVATIONS WILL OCCUR WEEKLY AT THE LATEST.7/20/2018Cyanobacteria
GREENWOOD POND BEACHKINGSTONFRESHWATERA CYANOBACTERIA BEACH ADVISORY AND LAKE WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED AS OF 7/5. NEW SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM THE BEACH ON 7/13 DID NOT CONTAIN CYANOBACTERIA. HOWEVER MORE GLOBS HAVE RETURNED AS OF 15:00 ON 7/13. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO AVOID GREEN ACCUMULATIONS AND GLOBS THROUGHOUT THE WATERBODY. DAILY OBSERVATIONS BY TOWN OFFICIALS AND RESAMPLING BY NHDES WILL OCCUR WEEKLY AT THE LATEST.7/5/2018Cyanobacteria
HOOD PARK BEACH - HOODS PONDDERRYFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 6/20/18, 6/22, 7/11 AND 7/19 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING BY THE TOWN OF DERRY.6/22/2018 Fecal Bacteria
HUFF BEACH - KILTON PONDGRAFTONFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/19/2018 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/24/2018, NEW RESULTS 7/25/2018.7/20/2018 Fecal Bacteria
MOUNTAIN BASE ROAD BEACHGOFFSTOWNFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 7/16/18 AND 7/18/18 EXCEED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/20/18, NEW RESULTS 7/21/18.7/17/2018 Fecal Bacteria
NORTHWOOD TOWN BEACH - NORTHWOOD LAKENORTHWOODFRESHWATERSAMPLES COLLECTED 6/28/18, 7/2/18, 7/5/18, 7/9/18 AND 7/11/2018 EXCEEDED THE STATE STANDARD FOR FECAL BACTERIA. THE ADVISORY REMAINS UNTIL BACTERIA COUNTS ARE BELOW THE STATE STANDARD. RESAMPLING 7/23/18, NEW RESULTS 7/24/18.6/29/2018 Fecal Bacteria
OPECHEE COVE BEACH - OPECHEE BAYLACONIAFRESHWATERTHE STATE NO LONGER MONITORS THIS BEACH. THE ADVISORY REMAINS FOR THE SUMMER AS A PRECAUTION DUE TO POTENTIALLY HIGH BACTERIA LEVELS AT THIS BEACH. THE ADVISORY IS BASED ON BEACH CONDITIONS AND RESULTS FROM RECURRENT ADVISORIES IN PREVIOUS YEARS. AVOID CONTACT WITH GEESE AND OTHER WATERFOWL EXCREMENT ON BEACHES.6/27/2018 Fecal Bacteria
SILVER LAKE STATE PARK BEACHHOLLISFRESHWATERA CYANOBACTERIA BEACH ADVISORY AND LAKE WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED. THE BLOOM CAN UNPREDICTABLY DISPERSE AROUND THE LAKE. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO AVOID GREEN ACCUMULATIONS ALONG THE SHORLINES. DAILY OBSERVATIONS BY PARK STAFF AND RESAMPLING BY NHDES WILL OCCUR WEEKLY AT THE LATEST.6/29/2018Cyanobacteria
Cyanobacteria Lake Warnings

Lakes without designated beaches or areas of a lake away from a designated beach are issued cyanobacteria lake warnings when a large algae bloom is observed. Lakes with cyanobacteria warnings are re-inspected weekly.

 


Date of WarningDescription of Warning
6/29/2018SILVER LAKE, HOLLIS. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been accumulating along the shoreline. Green surface scums are concentrating near the beach and boat launch at the State Park. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep children and pets out.
6/29/2018WEIRS CHANNEL, LACONIA. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been accumulating along the Weirs Channel between Paugus Bay and Lake Winnipesaukee. Green surface scums are concentrating along the waterway behind Channel Lane. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep children and pets out.
7/13/2018PHILLIPS POND, SANDOWN. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green flecks throughout the water of Phillips Pond. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out.
7/17/2018KEYSER POND, HENNIKER. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green flecks throughout the water and along shorelines. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out.
7/20/2018SEBBINS POND, BEDFORD. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green globs throughout the water and in coves. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out.
7/20/2018JONES POND, NEW DURHAM. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green globs throughout the water and along the dam. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out.
7/5/2018GREENWOOD POND, KINGSTON. A possible toxin-producing cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) bloom has been spotted appearing as bluish-green globs throughout the water of Greenwood Pond. Please be advised conditions can change and bloom conditions may appear elsewhere on the lake. Lake users should avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing cyanobacteria bloom conditions and keep pets out.

 


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