Keeping safe at the coast: beach safety advice

Advice from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) about staying safe on the UK's beaches.


Beach safety advice

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This guidance is for anyone interested in visiting the beach. It covers:

  • finding a beach with a lifeguard
  • safety flags
  • tips for checking the weather and tides
  • enjoying days out with children
  • safety advice
Published 1 May 2014