The county’s Department of Environmental Health has issued a general advisory to beachgoers to stay out of the water for the next 72 hours due to Wednesday morning’s rainfall.

“Swimmers, surfers and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers and lagoon outlets that discharge urban runoff,” read the advisory.

Urban runoff can include animal waste, soil and decomposing vegetation, among other things.

— City News Service