Panama City Beach Current Beach Conditions

The Panama City Beach current beach conditions are updated when the Beach & Surf Patrol sends a text that the beach flag is changing.

You can also check out our page where we post PCB current conditions and beach flag status or for up to the minute reports on the flag and beach conditions, call 850-233-5000.

If you'd like text alerts when the flags change you can sign up by texting "PCBFLAGS" to 888777.

Beach conditions are provided by Beach & Surf Patrol. Click here to sign up for flag alerts.

An explanation of the Panama City Beach Warning Flags

This info originally came from the Official PCB website.

Panama City Beach Flag Warning System - Flag Color Meanings

Don't get in the water!Double Red Flag

Very High Hazard and WATER CLOSED TO PUBLIC. Stay out of the water when double red flags are flying or face a fine or arrest.

High hazardSingle Red Flag

High Hazard with high surf and strong currents.

Medium HazardYellow Flag

Medium Hazard with moderate surf and/or strong currents.

Low HazardGreen Flag

Low Hazard with calm conditions, but caution still advised.

Dangerous Marine LifePurple Flag

Beach Warning Flags DANGEROUS MARINE LIFE. Swimmers will see the purple flag in conjunction with another color, such as red, yellow or green. What is considered dangerous marine life for a purple flag?

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Panama City Beach Current Beach Conditions & Flag Warning System

Panama City Beach Current Beach Conditions & Flag Warning System

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Single Red Flag