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Suffolk County beaches bathing advisory

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The Suffolk County Health Department has issued a bathing advisory at 66 beaches in the county because of water runoff from heavy rainfall. Storm water runoff can cause bacterial spikes at beaches.

A few rounds of tidal flushing usually cleans out these beaches, so the advisory will be lifted at Thursday, July 17, at 4 p.m. unless water samples show that the bacteria levels are still high.

Copiague Harbor Beach is closed.

To get updates on beach conditions you can call the bathing beach hotline at 631-852-5822 or click here

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