Ocean City Beach Patrol


The Department of Fire and Rescue Services announces that the Ocean City Beach Patrol will be guarding the following beaches as of June 20, 2020.  Beaches are guarded from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Beaches at Brighton Place, 8th Street, 9th Street, 12th Street and 34th Street will be guarded for extended hours until 7 p.m daily.
Beginning Saturday, June 20, the following beaches will be guarded.
  • Seaview Road
  • Seaspray Road
  • Surf Road
  • Waverly Blvd. (surfing)
  • Atlantic Ave.
  • North Street
  • Stenton Place
  • St. Charles Place
  • Delancey Place
  • Park Place
  • Brighton Place
  • 5th Street
  • 7th Street (surfing)
  • 8th Street
  • 9th Street            
  • 10th Street                                          
  • 11th Street 
  • 12th Street
  • 13th Street
  • 14th Street
  • 15th Street
  • 16th Street (surfing)
  • 17th Street
  • 18th Street
  • 20th Street
  • 22nd Street
  • 24th Street
  • 26th Street
  • 28th Street
  • 30th Street
  • 32nd Street
  • 34th Street
  • 36th Street
  • 39th Street
  • 42nd Street
  • 44th Street
  • 46th Street
  • 48th Street
  • 50th Street
  • 53rd Street
  • 55th Street
  • 58th Street 
  • 60th Street                                       
As per governor’s guidelines, please maintain six feet of space between strangers when using the beaches. Avoid large groups. Masks or face coverings are recommended. Tents and canopies are prohibited on the beaches from 1st Street to 10th Street for 2020. On other beaches, they will be limited in size to 10 feet by 10 feet.
Thank you for helping to keep Ocean City safe. The Ocean City Beach Patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches.  If you have any questions, please call 609-525-9200. 


Please be aware of changing surf conditions and never take a vacation from safety


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The Ocean City Beach Patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches.  If you have any questions please call 609-525-9201 or 609-525-9200. For information on guarded beaches  Radio 1620 AM or The Ocean City Government Access Channel 97.