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 outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com 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.