With the combination of hot weather and clear sunny skies, this weekend and the Fourth of July holiday are certain to bring out the boaters.
The weather is clearing up just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Many people will be hitting the roads and water to enjoy the holiday weekend but authorities want you to remember to put safety first.
Memorial Day in South Florida usually means a big boating weekend on the water, if the weather cooperates, and that means heavy enforcement on the high seas for boating safety.
In this week’s edition of Aquatic Adventures, the basics of boating safety during a big storm. CBS4′s Jeff Berardelli has details on what you need to know to keep yourself and your boat safe at all times.
Boaters beware. The Coast Guard is out in force this weekend cruising the waters and administering sobriety tests as part of a national crackdown called “Operation Dry Water.”
Officials are asking beachgoers in South Florida to use extreme cautions as a high risk of rip currents is expected Friday. Florida Division of Emergency Management officials are reminding beachgoers in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties to beware.