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Nantucket Beach Conditions
Beach Conditions are made available during the summer season. We will post them here as soon as they become available each day.

Conditions for June 20, 2020

Surfside Beach ConditionsSurfside Beach Conditions
This is one of the most popular beaches on Nantucket. Very family friendly though the surf can get heavy at times.

lifeguard on duty.

Nobadeer Beach ConditionsNobadeer Beach Conditions
Located near the airport. Parking is limited. This beach can be difficult to access due to steep incline.
Dionis Beach ConditionsDionis Beach Conditions
Three miles by bike. Sheltered by dunes, calm waters for swimming, safe for children.

Closed. No lifeguard on duty.

ChildrenChildren's Beach Conditions
Harbor Beach, an easy walk from town down So. Beach Street and off Harbor View Way.

lifeguard on duty.

Sconset Beach ConditionsSconset Beach Conditions
Siasconset Beach is wide beach located at the eastern most tip of the island and very popular for those staying in 'Sconset. It is accessible by NRTA shuttle in season.

Closed. No lifeguard on duty.

Madaket Beach ConditionsMadaket Beach Conditions
At the far western end of the island, Madaket is accessible by bike via a 5.5 mile paved bike path, or take the NRTA shuttle bus (seasonal).
Cisco Beach ConditionsCisco Beach Conditions
Four-mile bike ride to end of Hummock Pond Road.

lifeguard on duty.

Jetties Beach ConditionsJetties Beach Conditions
Easy bike ride from town or take the NRTA shuttle bus in season.

lifeguard on duty.

Miacomet Beach ConditionsMiacomet Beach Conditions
At the end of Miacomet Road. Surf and rip currents can be dangerous.

Closed. No lifeguard on duty.

Flag Legend

Water CLOSED to Public:
For Your Safety the Beach is Closed

  • • NO Swimming in this area.

Purple Flag Conditions:
Hazardous Marine Life

Red Flag Conditions:
For Your Safety the Beach is Closed

  • • Rough and dangerouis ocean conditions
  • • Weather and surf conditions may change suddenly
  • • Surf conditions running 3 ft. and larger
  • • Strong currents
  • • White caps due to high wind conditions
  • • Portuguese man-o-war (Jellyfish) may exist near shoreline.

Yellow Flag Conditions:
Please use caution at all times.

  • • Surf conditions up to 3 ft.
  • • Wind and surf conditions may also change with little or no warning.
  • • Currents may exist under the ocean surface

Green Flag Conditions:
Have fun and be safe!

  • • Calm Conditions
  • • Use caution
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