North Coast beaches weekly star ratings

Find out the star rating for your beach this week and how we decide how many stars to give.

How to read star ratings

Rating

Enterococci category
(colony forming units per 100ml)

Description

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<41

Good

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41–200

Fair

* *

201–500

Poor

*

>500

Bad


Ballina Shire Council monitor 10 swimming sites on a weekly basis from November to February.

Sample day is 11 July 2017

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00am):  0.2 mm (Ballina)

Swimming Site Site type Rating Stars
Lake Ainsworth East Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Lake Ainsworth North Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Lake Ainsworth South Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Lake Ainsworth West Lagoon/Lake No sample taken No sample taken
Lighthouse Beach Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
Seven Mile Beach Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
Shaws Bay East Estuarine 4 ****
Shaws Bay North Estuarine 4 ****
Shaws Bay West Estuarine 4 ****
Shelly Beach Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
The Serpentine Estuarine No sample taken No sample taken

Richmond Valley Council monitor 4 swimming sites: 3 sites during the summer swimming season only; and 1 site, Evans River, year-round.

Sample day is 18 July 2017

Rainfall in the 24 hrs prior to sampling (to 9:00am):  0.2 mm (Evans Head)

 Swimming site Site type  Rating  Stars 
Airforce Beach Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
Main Beach Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken
Shark Bay Ocean beach No sample taken No sample taken

Evans River

Estuarine 4 ****