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Beach Flag Status

Key:   Note: Flags are updated periodically each day. Refresh your browser for most recent information 
 Green When a GREEN flag is flying there are calm conditions. Caution should always be exercised when entering the water.
 Yellow When a YELLOW flag is flying there is a moderate surf and/or currents. Caution should always be exercised when entering the water.
 Red When the RED flag is flying the water is closed to the public due to the high surf and/or strong currents. Rip currents are especially prevalent and dangerous along the piers.
 Grey2 A GRAY flag appearing on a map indicates that either no information is available, conditions are not being monitored (9pm-9am), or the Beach Safety Program is out-of-season (Sept. 15 - May 15).


Please read here for more information regarding beach flags and the Beach Safety Program administered by South Haven Area Emergency Services (SHAES). Flags are monitored between 9am and 9pm.  Physical flags represent the most current Beach Safety Program status information. Changes to flag color are made to physical flags prior to being reflected in the above map.
Colorblind Assist: Flag markers can be clicked to see current color information.