Cameron County closes beach accesses

Cameron County closes beach accesses

POSTED: Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 10:38am

UPDATED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:13am

Cameron County officials have temporarily closed beach accesses number 5 and 6 on South Padre Island and Boca Chica beach.

Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos made the order this morning due to strong rip currents and extremely high tides.

Judge Cascos stated, "Due to this risk, we are asking residents to refrain from entering these three beach accesses. In addition, I have asked our law enforcement authorities to ensure that no individuals or vehicles be allowed entry to these three beaches. It is very important that the public pay attention to our warnings and stay out of harm's way."

For more information call 956.547.7000.

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