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Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30 each year. Learn how to Be Ready at www.cctexas.com/beready.


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Play it safe when visiting our beaches

 

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The City of Corpus Christi uses a flag warning system for beach visitors to observe and follow recommendations developed and implemented for their safety. 

GREEN FLAG:
Indicates conditions are calm and swim with care.

YELLOW FLAG:
Indicates calm to moderate conditions to remind swimmers to stay alert. Yellow flag does not assure safe water.

RED FLAG:
Indicates conditions are determined to be dangerous due to the presence of strong wind, strong current, or large surf. Adult swimmers should stay in water no more than waist deep and non-swimmers and children should be kept along the surf line.

PURPLE FLAG:
Indicates a potential presence of venomous marine life such as jellyfish, man-o-war, stingrays, or others.

ORANGE FLAG:
Indicates environmental hazard for air and/or water quality. Bacteria count can be high after extreme rain events, high tides, Red Tide may be present, air/water quality may be poor.

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