Fish swimming on a coral reef
An angel fish swimming on a coral reef


Learn about Martin County’s Artificial Reef Program, the Southeast Florida Reef Tract, reef conservation and view the reef locations map. 

Crews performing beach nourishment

Beach Nourishment

Ongoing beach maintenance is required to protect our beachfront’s accessibility, natural beauty, economic viability and ecological vitality.

The sunrise over a boardwalk

Resilient Martin

Our Resilient Martin initiative will help you understand the future risks of sea-level rise and what we’re doing to mitigate them.

Living Shoreline

Living Shorelines

A living shoreline provides erosion control benefits and maintains coastal processes through the strategic placement of plants, stone, sand fill, and other structural organic materials.

Mooring Fields

A mooring field is a legally defined area within a body of water. Learn more about the benefits of mooring fields including FAQs and more. 

St. Lucie Inlet

Martin County maintains navigable channels and public waterways including maintenance dredging with sand-bypassing to beaches north and south of the inlet.

A flooded roadway in Martin County due to King Tides

King Tides

King tides are extreme high tides that occur several times a year, usually in the fall, that can cause coastal tidal flooding, especially in low-lying areas.

A loggerhead turtle building a nest in the sand

Sea Turtle Protection

Martin County’s beaches are critical nesting habitat for endangered and threatened sea turtle species. 

Beach Cameras

View Martin County beach cams.  Select the camera icons to see live video, weather conditions and tide information.


Martin County Coastal Management's mission is to maintain inlet navigation, provide shoreline storm protection and maintain the County's coastal and estuarine habitat. This is accomplished by developing and managing projects through reef enhancement and protection, beach management, inlet management and waterway maintenance programs along Martin County’s 22 miles of Atlantic coastline including Jensen Beach, Stuart Beach, Sailfish Point, St. Lucie Inlet State Preserve, Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge and the Town of Jupiter Island (Hobe Sound Beach).

Innovative and progressive in their approach to coastal management, staff carries out quality projects that serve resident and visiting marine interests and also play a vital role in support of fish and coral populations and in overall water quality improvement.

Martin County Coastal Management
2401 SE Monterey Road
Stuart, Florida 34996
(772) 288-5927