Pollution leads to Oceanside, Carlsbad beach closures after heavy rains

72-hour advisories in effect for other North County beaches in Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash) Two beaches in Oc...

March 16, 2023
6:38 PM

72-hour advisories in effect for other North County beaches in Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash) Two beaches in Oceanside and Carlsbad were closed as of Wednesday, March 15, after water testing indicated unsafe bacteria levels, according to a San Diego County notice. Buccaneer Beach in Oceanside, at Loma Alta Creek ranging 1,320 feet north and south, and Carlsbad State Beach, at the Batiquitos Lagoon Outlet ranging 3,960 feet north and south, are closed until further notice, the county's Beach and Bay Water Quality Program posted on its website.

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