Because of heavy rainfall the Nassau County Department of Health issued an advisory against bathing at 19 beaches Sunday.
The advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted by stormwater runoff caused by rainfall, the department said.
Stormwater runoff can elevate bacteria levels the water to levels that my exceed the New York State standard for bathing water quality.
Here is a list of the 19 beaches:
Centre Island Sound – Oyster Bay
Creek Club – Lattingtown
Lattingtown Beach – Lattingtown
Laurel Hollow Beach – Laurel Hollow
Morgan Sound – Glen Cove
North Hempstead Beach Park – Port Washington
Piping Rock Beach Club – Locust Valley
Pryibil Beach – Glen Cove
Ransom Beach – Bayville
Theodore Roosevelt Beach – Oyster Bay
Sea Cliff Village Beach – Sea Cliff
Soundside Beach – Bayville
Stehli Beach – Locust Valley
Tappen Beach – Sea Cliff
Biltmore Beach Club – Massapequa
Hewlett Point Beach – East Rockaway
Island Park Beach – Island Park
Merrick Estates Civic Association – Merrick
Philip Healey Beach – Massapequa