While at the Beach

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Stay alert and aware throughout your trip to the beach. Knowing what is happening with the water, waves and weather at all times will help ensure your experience is fun and safe.

Beach Warning Signs

Understanding Beach Warning Signs

Beach warning signs are posted by safety officials at lifeguard protected beaches to alert and warn beachgoers of hazardous conditions. Ask a lifeguard if you have questions before you enter the water.

Learn What the Signs Mean

Safety in the Ocean

Once you’re in the water, there are many things you can do to stay safe and reduce your risk of injury.

How to Stay Safe in the Ocean
Safety in the Ocean
Safety in the Ocean

Safety in the Ocean

Once you’re in the water, there are many things you can do to stay safe and reduce your risk of injury.

How to Stay Safe in the Ocean
Snorkeling Safety

Snorkeling Safety

Snorkeling is one of the most popular ocean activities, but it can also be the most dangerous. In fact, more Hawaii visitors drown while snorkeling than during any other activity.

How to Stay Safe While Snorkeling
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Safety Around the Shoreline

When you’re not in the ocean, or even if you want to stay completely out of the water, you still need to be careful. Simply being near the water puts you at risk.

How to Stay Safe Around the Shoreline
Safety Around the Shoreline
Safety Around the Shoreline

Safety Around the Shoreline

When you’re not in the ocean, or even if you want to stay completely out of the water, you still need to be careful. Simply being near the water puts you at risk.

How to Stay Safe Around the Shoreline
Weather Hazards

Weather Hazards

You should always check the weather report on the day you plan to go to the beach. Certain weather conditions can make the ocean more dangerous.

How Weather Affects Beach Safety

Beach Tips for Families

The beach can be fun for everyone, but there are certain precautions to take when bringing children near the ocean.

Get Beach Tips for Families
Beach Tips for Families
Beach Tips for Families

Beach Tips for Families

The beach can be fun for everyone, but there are certain precautions to take when bringing children near the ocean.

Get Beach Tips for Families
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