Annual Swimming Season Statistics (1999-2012)

Summary of Annual Beach Notifications

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To help beachgoers make informed decisions about swimming at U.S. beaches, EPA gathers state-by-state data about beach closings and advisories. Between 1999 and 2012, EPA published a national summary report about the previous year’s swimming season data.

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The 2012 report is the final annual beach report. You can find the most currently available swimming season statistics in BEACON.


2012 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the eighth consecutive year, in 2012, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2012 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 56 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 38 K)
American Samoa
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 50 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (2 pp, 243 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (2 pp, 62 K)
Grand Portage
Guam
Guam data (excel) (2 pp, 66 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (2 pp, 123 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (2 pp, 82 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 68 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (2 pp, 81 K)
Makah Tribe
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 78 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (2 pp, 239 K)
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 198 K)
North Carolina
Northern Mariana Islands
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 103 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (2 pp, 68 K)
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 114 K)
Virgin Islands
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 71 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 156 K)

See the latest information that coastal and Great Lakes states, territories and tribes have sent to EPA.

2011 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the seventh consecutive year, in 2011, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2011 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 55 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 35 K)
American Samoa
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 46 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 242 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 62 K)
Grand Portage
Guam
Guam data (excel) (1 pg, 100 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 190 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 83 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 65 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 73 K)
Makah
Makah data (excel) (1 pg, 35 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 75 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 236 K)
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 235 K)
North Carolina
Northern Mariana Islands
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 97 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 66 K)
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 116 K)
Virgin Islands
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 71 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 136 K)

2010 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the sixth consecutive year, in 2010, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2010 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 61 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 35 K)
American Samoa
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 44 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 230 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 61 K)
Guam
Guam data (excel) (1 pg, 80 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 134 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 85 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 65 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 80 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 81 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 251 K)
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 212 K)
North Carolina
Northern Mariana Islands
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 101 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 65 K)
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 116 K)
Virgin Islands
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 76 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 137 K)

2009 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the fifth consecutive year, in 2009, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2009 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 76 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 40 K)
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 97 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 535 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 84 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 231 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 152 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 105 K)
Louisiana
Louisiana data (excel) (1 pg, 151 K)
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 137 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 120 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 529 K)
Minnesota
Minnesota data (excel) (1 pg, 119 K)
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 585 K)
North Carolina
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 177 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 126 K)
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 223 K)
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 103 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 264 K)

2008 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the fourth consecutive year, in 2008, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2008 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 63 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 40 K)
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 54 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 575 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 78 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 385 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 160 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 97 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 106 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 115 K)
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 614 K)
Minnesota
Minnesota data (excel) (1 pg, 102 K)
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 509 K)
North Carolina
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 147 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 94 K)
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 230 K)
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 81 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 300 K)

2007 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

For the third consecutive year, in 2007, the nation’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches were open 95 percent of the time during the swimming season. Read about more 2007 national beach monitoring and notification statistics as well as recent developments in EPA's beach program.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 71 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 41 K)
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 44 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 524 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 83 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 324 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 195 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 135 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 149 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 108 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 433 K)
Minnesota
Minnesota data (excel) (1 pg, 101 K)
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 471 K)
North Carolina
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 170 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 90 K)
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 293 K)
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 92 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 300 K)

2006 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

State factsheet Raw data
Alabama
Alabama data (excel) (1 pg, 66 K)
Alaska
Alaska data (excel) (1 pg, 38 K)
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware data (excel) (1 pg, 48 K)
Florida
Florida data (excel) (1 pg, 484 K)
Georgia
Georgia data (excel) (1 pg, 75 K)
Hawaii
Hawaii data (excel) (1 pg, 575 K)
Illinois
Illinois data (excel) (1 pg, 357 K)
Indiana
Indiana data (excel) (1 pg, 144 K)
Louisiana
Maine
Maine data (excel) (1 pg, 158 K)
Maryland
Maryland data (excel) (1 pg, 149 K)
Massachusetts
Michigan
Michigan data (excel) (1 pg, 412 K)
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
New York data (excel) (1 pg, 421 K)
North Carolina
Ohio
Ohio data (excel) (1 pg, 211 K)
Oregon
Oregon data (excel) (1 pg, 76 K)
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Texas data (excel) (1 pg, 376 K)
Virginia
Virginia data (excel) (1 pg, 81 K)
Washington
Wisconsin
Wisconsin data (excel) (1 pg, 457 K)

2005-1999 Swimming Season Statistics

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.