All sandbars are closed; including PBC boating and water activities for Memorial Day Weekend

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A Palm Beach County press release gave guidelines for Palm Beach County boating and water activities for Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25.

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All sandbars, islands and shorelines are closed … to include:
• Beer Can Island and sandbar
• Peanut Island and sandbar
• Munyon Islands
• Jupiter and Tequesta sandbars

This includes all boats, kayakers and paddle boarders.

No rafting or no flotillas — tying/roping of boats to each other is prohibited!

Vessels may anchor in deeper water — they MUST be 50 feet apart from each other.

Violations of the emergency order can result in the following:
• Civil fine
• Arrest
• Seizure of assets

These guidelines are in place for the safety and welfare of Palm Beach County’s boating and water sports community.

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