Enigmatic beach flags
We have an obligation to help tourists enjoy their time safely here and
get home alive.
The flag system used on Phuket, although an international system, is not
familiar to all beachgoers.
Some people may never have been to the beach before and some might have
been to a beach that didn’t have a flag warning system.
Meaning of the most common flags:
Another factor to consider is that people by nature tend to follow the
crowd. If someone sees a group of people swimming in an area, they will
instinctively think that it is safe and go in the water there, even if
these people are swimming in a red-flag zone.
Text originally posted 20.07.2013
Listen how Phuket's beach guards
are concerned to save your life !
Beach flags provide general warnings about overall surf
and do not specifically advise the public of the presence of