FULL LIST: Beach Closures Across SoCal for July 4th Weekend

Ameera Butt
July 03, 2020 - 10:38 am

Ahead of the July 4th weekend, there are numerous beach closures across SoCal.

We have a list for you to keep handy. Remember, don't go, because some beaches, like LA County, carry a hefty fine -- $1,000.

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LA County decided to close its beaches earlier this week as COVID-19 cases have surged in recent weeks along with record hospitalizations.

All L.A. County beaches will be temporarily CLOSED from Friday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. through Monday, July 6, at 5 a.m. This includes beach bike paths, accessways, piers, and parking lots.

Malibu: City beaches closed July 4

Santa Monica: Beaches closed 12:01 a.m. July 3 - 5 a.m. July 6

Long Beach: Beaches closed 12:01 a.m. July 3 - 5 a.m. July 6

LA County State Beaches: Closed July 4 and July 5

Newport Beach decided to close its beaches this week.

10 p.m. on July 3 and reopen at 6 a.m. on July 5

Orange County Beaches: Closed Saturday, July 4 - Sunday, July 5

Newport Beach: All city beaches closed 10 p.m. Friday, July 3 - 6 a.m. Monday, July 5

Huntington City Beaches, Huntington Harbor beaches, and Sunset Beach: Closed on July 4

Seal Beach: City beaches closed Friday, July 3, 2020 at 10 p.m. until Sunday, July 5 at sunrise

Laguna Beach also decided to close its beaches.

All Laguna Beach City beaches and their related access points will close to the public until 5:00 a.m. July 5, 2020

Ventura County will also close its beaches.

Ventura County Beaches will be closed 4th of July weekend from 5 am Friday to 5 am Monday to prevent crowding and further spread of COVID-19.

Ventura County State Beaches: Closed July 4 and July 5

Huntington Beach will close its beaches.

According to the city of Huntington Beach website, "The Huntington Beach City Council voted to close all city beaches, Huntington Harbor beaches, Sunset Beach, and the Pier on July 4, in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the City Council authorized the City Manager to work with neighboring beach cities to determine if closures on July 3 and July 5 will be necessary. "

Seal Beach also decided to close its beaches.

Effective Friday, July 3, 2020 at 10:00 pm, all Seal Beach beaches, the Pier, pier restrooms, tot lot playground, volleyball courts, and other beach amenities will also be closed. These areas are scheduled to reopen on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at sunrise.

Santa Barbara County State Beaches: Closed July 4 and July 5