Bad news for beach goers in Mississippi. The shoreline of the Coast is now under the same water warning tied to the blue-green algae bloom.

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Mississippi DEQ says the warning is also in effect for part of the Jourdan River in Hancock County from the I-10 bridge to the mouth of the river into St. Louis Bay. The toxic algae has also been found in sampling taken at the Pass Christian Harbor, the Bay St. Louis Harbor, and the Long Beach Harbor.

Here are the beaches that are closed:

  • Station 1 – Lakeshore Beach
  • Station 2 – Buccaneer State Park Beach
  • Station 3 – Waveland Beach
  • Station 4 – Bay St. Louis Beach
  • Station 5 – Pass Christian West Beach
  • Station 6 – Pass Christian Central Beach
  • Station 7 – Pass Christian East Beach
  • Station 7A – Long Beach Beach
  • Station 8 - Gulfport West Beach
  • Station 9 - Gulfport Harbor Beach
  • Station 10 - Gulfport Central Beach
  • Station 10B - East Courthouse Road Beach
  • Station 11 – Gulfport East Beach
  • Station 11A – Edgewater Beach (Biloxi)
  • Station 12A – Biloxi West Central Beach (Biloxi)
  • Station 12B – Biloxi East Central Beach
  • Station 13A – Gulfport Harbor Beach
  • Station 14 – Front Beach (Ocean Springs)
  • Station 15 – Shearwater Beach (East Beach-Ocean Springs)
  • Station 19 -- Pascagoula Beach West
  • Station 20 -- Pascagoula Beach East

You can still use the beaches, but if you go in the water or eat fish from the water, you could get sick.