LA Public Health issues ocean water use warning for LA County Beaches including Surfrider Beach

Surfrider Beach. Photo by Samantha Bravo/TMT.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:

Beach areas warnings:

  • Malibu Point at Surfrider Beach
  • Near Malibu Tower 3
  • Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

These warnings have been issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

Recorded information on beach conditions is available 24- hours a day on the County’s beach closure hotline: 1-800- 525-5662. To view the map of impacted locations and for more information, visit: