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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne are predicting a 70 percent chance of rain on Memorial Day for Central Florida, but that won't keep people from hitting the beaches.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Today is shaping up to be another beautiful day at the World's Most Famous Beach and indeed along Volusia County's Atlantic coastline from Ormond Beach down to New Smyrna Beach, with high temperatures today around 90 with zero chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service i Melbourne.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona and other beaches along the Volusia County shoreline are expected to be packed on this Sunday afternoon just as it was to open the weekend, Beach Safety officials said.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- While Spring Break crowds are dwindling, the Bike Week revelers are on the rise, says Beach Safety.

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Like a scene from the classic TV show "Gilligan's Island, a 32-foot boat ran aground on the hard wet sands of the World's Most Famous Beach. Except that this is no desrted island and there was nobody with the boat.

At least not when the vessel ran aground at 10:45 a.m. on this Saturday morning, authorities said. A search was underway for th boat's owner or any of its occupants. The cabin cruiser was stuck in the sand north of the Silver Beach approach.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Vehicular traffic was a problem along the driving zones at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona on this Sunday as in too many cars, beach safety officials said.

"We were at capacity in most core areas of the beach, had to close International Speedway beach ramp intermittently throughout the day due to capacity," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told Headline Surfer in an email alert. "Our major issues today were parking/double parking."

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PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Enjoy some close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 15th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive.
 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach Safety flew the yellow flag today on the World's Most Famous Beach® and along the Volusia County coastline.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach Safety flew the red flag on Monday, the Dr. Martin Lurther King, Jr. holiday, red signalling rough surf.

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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®

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