Coastal health advisory issued for Agate, Nye beaches near Newport

Oregon health officials are warning visitors to stay out of the water at two popular Newport area beaches.

A health advisory was issued Tuesday after high levels of fecal bacteria were measured in waters at Agate Beach and Nye Beach which means visitors should avoid direct contact with the water.

Officials say visitors should not wade in nearby creeks, pools of water on the beach, or in discolored water. more at

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