Beach Water Testing in Niagara

Check Before Swimming

We test the water of beaches in Niagara every year from May to August.

Make sure the water is safe before you swim

Beach Water Testing Results

Beach Water Temperature Amenities
Open Bay Beach (Crystal)
Fort Erie
Open for swimming
17.7°C   /  67.4°F
Updated June 23
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Open Bernard Avenue Beach
Fort Erie
Open for swimming
17.7°C   /  67.4°F
Updated June 22
Open Crescent Beach
Fort Erie
Open for swimming
17.5°C   /  67°F
Updated June 23
Open Windmill Point Park Quarry Beach
Fort Erie
Open for swimming
23.3°C   /  78.6°F
Updated June 21
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Posted Casablanca Beach
Grimsby
Unsafe to swim (posted)
Updated June 1
Open Fifty Point Conservation Beach
Grimsby
Open for swimming
17.6°C   /  67.2°F
Updated June 23
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Open Nelles Beach
Grimsby
Open for swimming
15.6°C   /  63.2°F
Updated June 19
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Posted Charles Daley Park East
Lincoln
Unsafe to swim (posted)
18°C   /  68°F
Updated June 22
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Posted Charles Daley Park West
Lincoln
Unsafe to swim (posted)
18.6°C   /  69.2°F
Updated June 22
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Open Queen's Royal Beach
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Open for swimming
18.4°C   /  68.8°F
Updated June 23
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Open Humberstone Centennial Park Beach
Port Colborne
Open for swimming
18.3°C   /  68.6°F
Updated June 20
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Open Nickel Beach
Port Colborne
Open for swimming
18°C   /  68°F
Updated June 23
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Open Sherkston Elco
Port Colborne
Open for swimming
17.7°C   /  67.4°F
Updated June 23
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Open Sherkston Quarry Beach
Port Colborne
Open for swimming
22.3°C   /  76.6°F
Updated June 23
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Open Sherkston Wyldewood Beach
Port Colborne
Open for swimming
17.6°C   /  67.2°F
Updated June 23
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Open Lakeside Beach
St. Catharines
Open for swimming
12.5°C   /  57°F
Updated June 23
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Open Sunset Beach (previously Municipal Beach)
St. Catharines
Open for swimming
19°C   /  70°F
Updated June 22
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Open Chippawa Conservation Beach
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
24°C   /  80°F
Updated June 21
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Open Long Beach
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
17.5°C   /  67°F
Updated June 23
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Open Long Beach Conservation East
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
17.6°C   /  67.2°F
Updated June 23
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Open Long Beach Conservation West
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
17.9°C   /  67.8°F
Updated June 23
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Open Reebs Bay
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
17.6°C   /  67.2°F
Updated June 23
Open Wainfleet Lake Erie Public Access Beach
Wainfleet
Open for swimming
16.9°C   /  65.8°F
Updated June 23
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Posted/Closed Beaches

Beaches are posted unsafe/closed when water tests show unacceptable levels of E. Coli bacteria.

The beach might also be unsafe because of floating debris, oil, excessive weed growth, bad odours and general turbidity.

Swimming in these waters could cause infections of the ear, eye, nose, throat and skin as well as cause diarrhea if the water is ingested.

Weather Conditions can Affect Test Results

Beach water testing results may not always be accurate as conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

Test results are intended as general guidance. Residents are encouraged to consider the current weather before deciding to enter the water.

Weather Forecast: Lake Ontario · Lake Erie


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