BEACH REPORT for Sunday, Dec. 4

HEADLINE SURFER BEACH REPORT for Sunday, Dec. 4, World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona, Daytona Bech Shores, Ormond Beach, Ponce Inlet & New Smyrna Beach: Volusia County Beach Safety flew the red and purple flag today. "We had no water rescues and no issues with jellyfish," said Senior Captain Andrew Ethridge of Volusia County Beach Safety. "The cooler water temps kept most people on the beach today. There were no major incidents to report at this time. We were able to keep the beach open for driving except in some areas that had to close briefly during high tide. These areas were reopened as soon as it was safe to do so."


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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.