Be careful at the beaches, National Security Ministry warns

The Ministry of National Security’s Lifeguard Services Division is advising members of the public to be cautious as they visit beaches around the country over the Carnival weekend, especially in light of rough sea conditions and higher waves at our North and East coast beaches. 

Sea bathing is recommend at beaches patrolled and serviced by our nation’s lifeguards during the hours of 10:00 am to 5:30 pm when lifeguards are on duty. 

The following are some additional water safety tips for those who may want to visit the country's beaches during the Carnival weekend:

Lifeguards: Stay way from beaches until further notice

Lifeguards are advising citizens to stay away from the nation's beaches until further notice.

The advice comes in light of Tropical Storm Bret.

The following is a statement by the Ministry of National Security’s Lifeguard Services Unit.

"With the deterioration of sea conditions due to the impending Tropical Storm, the Ministry of National Security’s Lifeguard Services Unit, wishes to urge the general public to refrain from all beach and sea coast activities until further notice.