Closed area beaches, lakes, crabbing
August 30, 2023
The Washington state Department of Health has issued area lake and beach closures and closed recreational shellfish harvesting due to toxins.
All waters around the entire San Juan archipelago from the southeast tip of Guemes Island west and north to Canadian waters and southwest to northern Whidbey Island is a Marine Biotoxin Closure Zone closed for harvesting all species including clams, geoduck, scallops, mussels, oysters, snails and other invertebrates, but not crab or shrimp.
Beaches closed for all species of shellfish harvesting include: Bay View State Park, March Point Recreational Ar...