Red flags flown at World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

Chilly day on New Smyrna Beach on Monday / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer / There wasn't much people- or vehicle-traffic action Monday afternoon on the hard sands of Daytona Beach, shown above or on New Smyrna Beach, shown here at left.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer®

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach Safety flew the red flag on Monday for rip currents, had no water rescues or any other issues, a law enforcement official said. 

"Nice beach day, but water is a little chilly," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of the Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue wrote in an email to Headline Surfer regarding Monday's beach conditions.

Volusia County Beach Safety Capt. Tamra Marris / Headline Surfer®Volusia County Beach Safety flew the red flag on Monday for rip currents, had no water rescues or any other issues, a law enforcement official said. 

"Nice beach day, but water is a little chilly," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of the Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue, shown here at left, wrote in an email to Headline Surfer regarding Monday's beach conditions.

The weather forecast along the Volusia County beaches calls for patchy fog before 10 a.m. today. Otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 80, with light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Then it's expected to be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 63, with a southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

For Wednesday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 77, and a light southwest wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. For Wednesday night there is a 20 percent chance of showers, with a low around 62.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.