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Water-contact advisories in effect at 6 beaches

The state Department of Environmental Quality issued two water-contact advisories Friday, and three others remain in effect.

These sections of beach are not closed but there may be a greater risk of illness for swimmers from high bacteria levels:

-- Station 12A: Biloxi West Central beach between Travia Street and Iberville Drive

-- Station 19: Pascagoula Beach West between Oliver Street and Westwood Street

-- Station 2: Buccaneer State Park beach from 100 yards west of the sign to 100 yards east of the sign

-- Station 3: Waveland beach between Oak Boulevard and Favre Street

--Station 7A: Long Beach between Oak Gardens Avenue and Girard Avenue