Update by UC Santa Barbara
The University is conducting emergency stabilization of the lagoon berm.
The beach is still open and accessible near the bathrooms.
The berm will be closed to the public while the work is being done, and we expect it to be completed by mid-May.
By an edhat reader
To the dismay of local surfers, UCSB is erecting a fence at Campus Point to keep people off the beach and out of the water.