Marine Safety

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St. Lucie County’s beaches are manned by Ocean Rescue Life Guards. Our Ocean Rescue Life Guards are Florida State Certified Emergency Medical Technicians. As Emergency Medical Technicians they are CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), AED (Automated External Defibrillator) certified. For current Surf Advisory Conditions, visibility and flag color, please call 772-229-2850.

Beach Conditions

The following St. Lucie County beaches are currently manned:

Pepper Park: 

Manned 7 days a week from 9:45AM to 4:55PM

3302 North Highway A1A

Fort Pierce, FL 34982

Waveland Beach:

Manned 7 days a week from 9:45AM to 4:55PM

10350 South Ocean Drive

Jensen Beach, FL 34947

South Beach Park:

Manned Saturdays and Sundays from 9:45AM to 4:55PM

800 South Ocean Drive

Fort Pierce, FL 34949

We encourage beachgoers to swim at guarded beach locations for your safety. Please be aware of hazards associated when swimming in the ocean. 

Beach Warning Flag Meanings