Red flags are flying at Virginia Beach, Duck, and Nags Head beaches Tuesday.
The City of Virginia Beach says red flags will be flying at the Resort Beach due increased risk of rip currents. Virginia Beach says strong wings are creating the dangerous conditions.
Red Flags will be flying at the Resort Beach today, Sept. 15, because of increased risk of rip currents. Strong NE winds are creating dangerous conditions today. Only the Resort Beach has actively staffed lifeguard but all VB beaches should be considered in Red Flag conditions. pic.twitter.com/DPozSG7pPD— Virginia Beach (@CityofVaBeach) September 15, 2020
The town of Duck says due to storms off-shore, red will be posted throughout Duck on Tuesday.
9/15/2020— Town of Duck (@DuckOBX) September 15, 2020
With storms off-shore the surf is dangerous on the OBX. 🚩 🚩 Red NO SWIMMING flags are posted today in Duck. 🚩🚩
Call 911 in an emergency. Check in with Duck Surf Rescue and follow their instructions for your safety.#LoveTheBeachRespectTheOcean https://t.co/2lSGNAK7lM
Nags Head is also flying red "no swimming" flags on all beaches due to a high threat of rip currents.
Red "No Swimming” flags are posted on Nags Head’s beach today, Tuesday, 9/15/2020, due to a high threat of rip currents. Red flags mean swimming in the ocean is prohibited until these conditions subside & the flags are lowered. For more info visit https://t.co/gK7oVrthAV. pic.twitter.com/rvX0qN9Bm0— Town of Nags Head (@Townofnagshead) September 15, 2020