Ocean Water Safety

Ocean Water Safety

For information and reports, visit the County Ocean Water Monitoring Program page.

  • When a beach is under WARNING status, please stay at least 50 yards away from creek mouths and/or storm drains.
  • Avoid contact with creek and lagoon water at all times. Water sample analysis has shown high bacteria levels in the creek water.

If you have any questions, please contact Marissa Censullo at 346-8345. Results are updated weekly on the Ocean Water Quality Hotline (681-4949) and on the Public Health website


Contact Office of Emergency Management

4408 Cathedral Oaks Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Phone: 805-681-5526
High temperatures and gusty winds forecast for Santa Barbara County today and over the next few days.
Altas temperaturas y esperan ráfagas de viento en el condado de Santa Bárbara hoy y durante los próximos dias.