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Sewage Bypass Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Over Memorial Day Weekend

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Anyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.

Six beaches in Nassau County have been closed due to a sewage bypass.

Centre Island Bay, Centre Island Sound, Soundside Beach, and West Harbor Beach in Bayville were all closed, along with Roosevelt Beach in Oyster Bay and Laurel Hollow Beach.

There was no word on when the beaches would reopen.

Shell fish harvesting was also suspended due to the run-off.

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