All beachgoers should check beach warning flags before swimming

Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 at 16:19 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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