Dangerous Surf, Rip Current Conditions Prompt Closing of Brevard Lifeguard Towers Effective Saturday
By Space Coast Daily // September 7, 2017
closed until further notice
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Due to the impending Hurricane Irma and announced mandatory evacuations starting at 3 p.m. Friday, there will be no lifeguard towers open on Saturday until further notice.
Ocean Rescue will have lifeguard mobile units warning the public and responding to ocean emergencies until tropical storm force winds are presented or as long as conditions permit.
As Hurricane Irma approaches the coast, dangerous surf conditions are expected to increase significantly as well as dangerous rip current activity.
Residents and visitors are encouraged to avoid the beach and ocean swimming until conditions improve.