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Beach Warnings for Los Angeles County May 17, 2024

Santa Monica Pier and others

May 17, 2024

Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

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:


Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro

The entire swim area.

Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach

The entire swim area.

Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach

100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms.

Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State Beach. Near Will Rogers Tower 18

100 yards up and down the coast from the creek

Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica

100 yards up and down the coast from the pier

Walnut Creek at Paradise Cove

The entire swim area.

Castlerock Storm Drain at Topanga County Beach

The entire swim area.

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


Warnings have been lifted for the following beach areas where recent sample results identified water quality levels within State standards:

Malibu Pier in Malibu

Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach

Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach

Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey

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, please visit


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