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Beach Advisory for March 26-30

Shoy’s Beach on St. Croix

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 30 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of March 26-30, 2018. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:          

St. Croix

Cramer’s Park

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Pelican Cove (Comorant)


Cane Bay


Protestant Cay


New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta)


Frederiksted Public Beach

Chenay Bay

Grapetree Bay

St. Thomas         


Magens Bay

Vessup Bay


Secret Harbor

Water Bay


Lindbergh Bay

Coki Point

St. John


Great Cruz Bay

Johnson Bay

Frank Bay

Cruz Bay

The following beaches do not meet water quality standards because they exceed the established enterococci bacteria threshold; therefore, they are not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing:

St. Croix

Princess Condo Row

Ha’ penny

St. Thomas

Brewers Bay

Hull Bay