List of Guarded Beaches in Ocean City

The Ocean City Beach Patrol guards beaches from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

From Saturday (June 22, 2024) through Friday (June 28, 2024), the following beaches will be guarded:

  • Surf Road
  • Atlantic
  • North
  • Stenton
  • St. Charles Place
  • Park Place
  • Brighton Place
  • Surfing Beach
  • 8th Street (open until 7:30 p.m.) 
  • 9th Street (open until 7:30 p.m.) 
  • 10th Street
  • 11th Street 
  • 12th Street (open until 7:30 p.m.) 
  • 14th Street
  • 15th Street
  • 18th Street
  • 24th Street
  • 26th Street
  • 30th Street
  • 34th Street
  • 39th Street
  • 44th Street
  • 50th Street
  • 55th Street
  • 58th Street

Guarded beaches may close unexpectedly for various reasons. Please swim only in front of an OCBP lifeguard stand staffed by OCBP lifeguards. Check back at ocnj.us/ocbp as more guarded beaches are added next week.

Lifeguard stands may not be exactly at street ends as guards will place the stand in the safest area depending on water conditions.

Lifeguard stands may not be exactly at street ends as guards will place the stand in the safest area depending on water conditions. The Ocean City Beach Patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches. If you have any questions, please call 609-525-9200. For all emergencies, call 911.

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