Keep informed when going to the beach


Beachgoers have several ways to connect with Jacksonville Beach lifeguards and local officials. Connecting before, during and after visiting the beach is one way to gather information to stay safe and enjoy the visit.

For City of Jacksonville Beach government, go to

For the Volunteer Life Saving Corps, go to

The City of Jacksonville Beach can also be found at

Jacksonville Beach lifeguards are at

Residents can also subscribe to ALERTJAX Beach and Ocean Safety notifications by going to or texting DUVALBEACH to 888-777.

It’s also a good idea to keep abreast of weather conditions when going to the beach.

Go to to view all WeatherSTEM Weather Stations, including the one located on the Jacksonville Beach Pier.

Beach conditions are also reported at The National Weather Service JAX Office provides real-time beach and marine information at

The Jacksonville Beach Ocean Rescue Division can be found at

Volunteer Life Saving Corps’ website is


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