Is it safe to swim? Check water quality and swim advisories in Western Washington

It's the type of weather we wait all year for, and with temperatures soaring, many of us will be looking to local lakes and beaches.

But for several communities around our area, their local body of water is off limits due to health hazards. In other cases, there isn't any supervised swimming because of a shortage of lifeguards.

Below you will find interactive maps of area lakes and beaches with updated information on any closures, bacteria and algae information:

Check beach, lake and water quality near you