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NJ Beaches Open for Bathing  
Percentage of time NJ beaches were open 2004-2009  
In 2011, NJ ocean and bay beaches continued to be open for bathing over 99.8% of the time.  
2011 NJ Ocean Beach Closings   2011 NJ Bay Beach Closings
2011 Ocean Beach Closings PieChart   Bay Beach Closings 2011
  In 2011, there were 8 bay beach closings for bacteria in excess of the standards and 21 precautionary closures (which are designed to be more protective of public health).


East Coast States: Beaches Open for Bathing
Comparison of Beaches Open by East Coast State

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