Thousands of tons of sand could be brought in at the end of this year to bulk up two thinning sections of Broward’s coastline.
The holiday weekend will be a little drier for parts of South Florida, but the rip current concerns will remain high at area beaches.
Sunday was a busy day for lifeguards and ocean rescue personnel up and down the coast as people ventured into dangerous surf conditions.
Monday afternoon a 15-year old boy died after he was pulled from the surf in a Hollywood park.
Beach-going is a popular past-time on Memorial Day weekend but, according to the National Weather Service, swimmers should be aware of rip currents.
For those looking for a family-friendly option to take-part in over Memorial Weekend, Ft. Lauderdale may have the answer.
No best beach list would be complete without at least one sandy area from Florida on it and this year’s Top 10 Beaches from Dr. Beach at Florida International University goes a little further and has 3 beaches in the Sunshine State on the list.
South Florida beachgoers should beware of dangerous rip currents because they’re expected all week long along the Atlantic Coast.
Among South Florida’s best Gay-friendly beaches are Smathers Beach, Haulover Beach, Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Lummus Park Beach (South Beach)
Hurricane Sandy, which later became Superstorm Sandy when it blew through the Northeast, is still causing problems for a stretch of A1A along Fort Lauderdale Beach.