Beach Guides

Beach Flags & Their Meaning

Best Western: Siesta Key Concierge Corner

Spring 2021

Green Flags

This flag means that waters are calm and you are good to go to the beach! They expect it to be a great day to go swimming

Yellow Flags

Moderate surf and/or currents. Please use caution when swimming

Red Flags

Don't ignore! High surf and/or strong currents, dangerous swimming conditions A double red flag means that the beach is closed due to those hazardous conditions. Do not go swimming.

Purple Flags

Dangerous or hazardous marine life present

Pay attention to the flags



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