All beachgoers should check beach warning flags before swimming

Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 at 04:19 PM.


• Obey all instructions and orders from lifeguards. Lifeguards are trained to identify hazards.


• Know the meaning of and obey warnings represented by colored beach flags. Different beaches may use different colors but a commonly used series include:

Double Red: Beach is closed to the public


Single Red: high hazard, e.g., strong surf or currents

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