BEACH SAFETY CLEARWATER
Florida has a Beach Warning Flag program
signs near our beaches explain each color’s
doesn’t mean the water is safe.
Direct all questions to the nearest lifeguard.
PATROL AND LIFEGUARD
LOW HAZARD with
the possibility of larger
waves and rip currents.
Exercise normal care.
MEDIUM HAZARD with
moderate rip currents/
surf conditions. Use
SEA PESTS PRESENT
and/or sea lice). This
with any of the other
HIGH HAZARD with
dangerous rip currents/
surf conditions. Avoid
entering the water.
WATER AND BEACH
CLOSED TO PUBLIC.
Morton Plant Hospital - Cantonis ER
In the event of an emergency, call 911. If you
are able to make your way to the ER, seek
treatment and care at Morton Plant Hospital
- Cantonis Emergency Center located at
300 Pinellas Drive. The ER is equipped with
technology to diagnose and treat patients
in two triage rooms and four private patient
Need help getting to the shoreline? Beach
wheelchairs are available at the Main Beach
Lifeguard Station (Tower 0), south of Pier
60. You may ask a lifeguard for assistance
between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The beach wheelchairs are available on a
The City of Clearwater operates seven unique
lifeguard towers along a one mile stretch of
beach from Clearwater Pass to Bay Esplanade.
Dedicated and well-trained lifeguards’ man
these towers seven days a week and on all
holidays. The main lifeguard station (Tower
0) is located at 180 S. Gulf Blvd., just South of
Pier 60 on Beach Walk.
Hours may vary with weather conditions.
Please check towers for guarded hours and
surf conditions. You can reach them by phone
at (727) 462-6963
PEAK SEASON GUARDED HOURS
Peak season is Daylight Savings Time through
Labor Day. Daily hours are 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUMMER GUARDED HOURS
Summer hours begin the day after Labor Day.
Daily hours are 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.