Beach Tips Card

Florida’s Beach Warning Flag System (Double Red = Water Closed to Public; Single Red = High Rip Current Hazard; Single Yellow = Medium Rip Current Hazard; Single Green = Low Rip Current Hazard; Single Purple = Dangerous Marine Life; Tips for Beach Trip – Watch wildlife from a distance – Use Dune Walkovers; Leave No Trace; Lights Out for Sea Turtles; Shuffle your feet to chase off Rays; Be a Smart Swimmer and understand Beach Warning Flags


Author: Scott Jackson -

UF/IFAS Bay County Extension Florida Sea Grant Regional Specialized Agent (Artificial Reefs and Fisheries)