South Florida has miles and miles of beautiful beaches!
Have you ever gone to the beach and saw the lifeguards flying a flag, but didn’t know what it meant? If so, here are the meanings of the International Life Saving Federation flag system. The system was created to promote an international standard for all beach goers to understand.
|Double Red Flag:
Water Closed to Public
|Single Red Flag:
High Hazard, High Surf and/or Strong Currents
Medium Hazard, Moderate Surf and/or Currents
Low Hazard, Calm Conditions, Exercise Caution
Dangerous Marine Life: The purple flag can be flown in combination with either the single red or the yellow flag