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Guarded Beaches As Of June 27th

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.

Beginning Thursday June 27th, 2024, the following beaches will be guarded:

  • Seaspray
  • Surf Road
  • Atlantic
  • North
  • Stenton
  • St. Charles Place
  • Pennlyn
  • 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.)
  • 13th Street
  • 14th Street
  • 15th Street
  • 17th Street
  • 18th Street
  • 20th Street (Open Saturday June 29th)
  • 22nd Street
  • 24th Street
  • 26th Street
  • 28th Street
  • 30th Street
  • 32nd Street
  • 34th Street (open until 7:30 p.m. beginning Saturday June 29th )
  • 36th Street
  • 39th Street
  • 42nd Street
  • 44th Street
  • 46th Street
  • 48th Street
  • 50th Street
  • 53rd 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. 

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.