The tenth regular testing of the sea water of the beaches in the Dubrovnik – Neretva County was held between the 26th of September and the 5th of October. The results show that of the 166 beaches in the county 133 passed the testing with the highest rating – excellent.
These tests of the sea water in the county are carried throughout the summer months to make sure the water is in compliance with the requirements of the Bathing Water Quality Regulation.
Out of a total of 116 beaches only three beaches failed to obtain the highest quality mark. The Ušće Ploče beach in Ploče and Gradska plaža Banja in Korčula, both had sea water of good quality, while the sea on the beach of Portina in Ploče was of a satisfactory quality.
The current sea temperature in Dubrovnik is 22 degrees.