PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Beachgoers, beware: six Rhode Island beaches are closed to swimmers due to high bacteria counts.
The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Tuesday that effective immediately, the following beaches are closed to swimming:
- Oakland Beach, Warwick
- Conimicut Point Beach, Warwick
- Third Beach, Middletown
- Peabody’s Beach, Middletown
- Barrington Town Beach
- Warren Town Beach
Water quality assessments are conducted routinely by RIDOH through a state certified laboratory. Beach closure status may change daily.
The latest information on beach closures can be found on our Beach Closure page or by calling the RIDOH Beach line at 401-222-2751.