Day 211 of 365 Things To Do in Panama
Day 211 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Know Your Beach Flag Warnings!
The ocean can be a lot of fun and it also demands respect. During certain times it can be very dangerous. Often when at the beach you may see a a red, yellow or green flag in the sand.
The color-coded beach flags are put in place to keep the public aware of ocean conditions.
The warning flags and colors mean different things:
Green - Low hazard, calm conditions, exercise caution
Yellow: - Medium hazard, moderate surf and/or currents
Red - High hazard, high surf and/or strong currents
Red over Red - two red flags - Water closed to the public
Keep in mind that No Beach Flag does not assure safe waters.
Have fun, stay aware and enjoy the gorgeous beaches of Panama!