Date: December 17, 2017

Mainly cloudy. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h near noon. High minus 1.

Temp
-5.2C

Wind Chill
-10C

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Safe Water

Drinking Water

Recreational Water

Beaches

Lifeguard Status and Warning Flags

This page was reviewed or revised on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:10 PM

Lifeguards are only stationed at the Grand Bend and Canatara beach locations. Check the respective municipal websites for further information.

Grand Bend North Beach Canatara Park Beach
Lifeguard Status Mid-June to Labour Day
Monday - Thursday 12-6 pm
Friday - Sunday (Holidays)
11 am - 7 pm
Mid-June to Labour Day Monday - Thursday 12-6 pm Friday - Sunday (Holidays) 11 am - 7 pm

Flag System
(Always keep alert for changing beach
conditions)

No Flag - No lifeguard on duty.

Red Flag - Danger, high hazard. Extreme wave action and/or
currents and/or E.coli count over 100/100 mL of beach water.
Swimming not recommended. Lifeguard on duty.

Yellow Flag - Caution. Moderate hazard. Rough water and strong current and/or strong offshore
wind. Lifeguard on duty.

Red & Yellow Flag - Limit of supervised swimming area. Swim between flags.
No Flag - No lifeguard
on duty.

Red Flag - Dangerous; unsafe to swim.

Green Flag - safe to swim; keep alert of changing beach conditions.
Beach Camera Swim hazard flags are
positioned on the lifeguard
chairs at the Grand Bend North
beach. Flags may or may not be visible. No flags are posted
when lifeguards are not present.
No Camera