Beach Recreation Resources

Watch the Water - Los Angeles County Beaches

USC Sea Grant helped launched the Watch the Water website. This site includes important information about amenities and services and current conditions at local beaches.

Beach Report Card - Water Quality

Heal the Bay provides a beach water quality report card for L.A. County beaches. Each week, over 500 beaches are graded A to F based on bacteria analysis and the site is updated every Friday. The site also provides tips on being safe at the beach and how to help keep the beach clean.

Catalina Express

Planning a trip to Catalina? The Catalina Express provides daily service to Avalon and Two Harbors. Their site has information on schedules and purchasing tickets.

  • USC Sea Grant
  • 3454 Trousdale Pkwy, CAS 200
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0373
  • (213) 740 - 1961