The beach had been closed because of unhealthy pollution levels.
But the beach has been closed for three consecutive summers, the longest such closing in the state's history.
Ten beaches have been closed so far this summer, according to the state.
The beaches were later closed during the worst of the rough surf.
Numerous beaches were closed, and swimming was banned in several communities, as well.
Local schools and beaches were also closed for the duration of the storm's passage.
The beach was closed in 1986, after an access road washed out.
Several beaches have been closed this summer because of bacteria and sewage.
In all, 86 beaches were closed last year, compared with 238 in 1994.
If the beach is closed, the poles of the flags are crossed.