For Information, call 211

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 The County

105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 211
Fire Weather Watch issued for parts of Santa Barbara County effective June 14th and Excessive Heat Watch effective June 15th.
Alerta Meteorológica por Riesgo de Incendio emita para partes del condado de Santa Barbara efectivo 14 de junio y Alerta de calor excesivo a partir del 15 de junio.