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Swash Near Grand Dunes Members Club Rated Unsafe

With Rains, Grande Dunes Member’s Swash Rates 25 Times Unsafe – One Tourist Sick

Eighteen days of continuous rains have caused DHEC to post higher than safe bacteria levels at seven area beach locations within the city limits of Myrtle Beach.  The Grande Dunes Members Area Swash rated higher than 25 times unsafe for swimming.  Any number above 104 is considered unsafe for swimming.

One Myrtle Beach tourist, Penny Fiorentino, reported experiencing beach born water bacteria issues after visiting.  Penny told our team her doctor said her illness was definitely caused by beach born bacteria.

Penny Fiorentino
Myrtle Beach Tourist Penny Fiorentino

As it has been the habit of Myrtle Beach officials to harass and discredit tourists making such claims in the past,  MyrtleBeachSC news is taking caution in how we are now publishing her report.

The following 7 beach areas are under advisory for the next 48 hours.  Should rains persist,  we ask locals and tourists to continue to wade only in these areas.

Dunes Club Swash
Grande Dunes Clubhouse Area Swash
Midway Swash
Midway Swash beside Damon’s Oceanfront Grille 29th Ave South
67th Avenue North Swash
67th Avenue North Swash


Dunes Club Swash
Swash At Myrtle Beach Dunes Club
24th Ave North Swash
24th Ave North Swash
8th Ave North Swash
8th Ave North Swash
Family Kingdom Swash
Family Kingdom Swash




About David Hucks

Born in 1961, David is a 12th generation descendant of the area we now call Myrtle Beach, S.C. David attended Coastal Carolina University and like most of his family, has never left the area. David is the lead journalist at MyrtleBeachSC.com

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