Source: CBS4

Swimming Advisory Lifted For South Of Pompano Pier

The all clear for swimming has been given to a popular stretch of a Broward beach.


Source: CBS4

Broward Beach Fails To Meet State Requirements

Swimmers are being told to avoid a Broward County beach due to water samples not meeting state requirements.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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State Officials: Swimmers Beware Of Rip Currents

South Florida is one of those places where ocean-swimming is still a pastime in the month of November. But, Florida’s emergency managers are warning swimmers of a high risk of rip currents through Tuesday.


Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-braking swim from Cuba to florida swims at day 1 of 'Swim For Relief' Benefiting Hurricane Sandy Recovery at Herald Square on October 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim In NYC For Sandy Recovery

Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, is swimming in a tank in New YOrk to help disaster recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Dale LeClair, emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as the top individual finisher of the inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Islamorada, Fla. LeClair, 43, a Boca Raton, Fla., resident completed the 8-mile swim off the Florida Keys in 4 hours, 49 minutes and 37 seconds. The event attracted a field of 154 athletes who either swam in individual or two- and four-person relay teams. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/)

Boca Raton Woman Wins Inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim

Endurance swimming is no easy feat. Athletes, on Saturday, gathered for an 8-mile swim to help raise awareness of the preservation of six aging lighthouses off the Florida Keys.



Jelly Fish Victim In Key West Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard

A Swedish woman, while on vacation in the Keys, had to be picked up by a U.S. Coast Guard ship after being stung by jelly fish.



5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.


Mike Limerick, left, and Sarah Brunner pretend to play underwater instruments created by a local sculptor at the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival Saturday, July 13, 2013, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. About 200 snorkelers and divers gathered to listen to a local radio station's broadcast that was piped beneath the sea. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Swimmers Groove To Underwater Tunes At Keys Festival

A music festival in the Keys, all in the name of a good cause, had about 200 people, and perhaps sea life, swimming to tunes heard underwater via waterproof speakers on Saturday.


Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

Dangerous Rip Currents For Holiday, Weekend

Be extra cautious at the beach this Independence day and through the weekend. Dangerous rip currents are expected along all South Florida beaches due to increased easterly winds.


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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.