If you are going to spend time at the beach in the Daytona Beach area it is important to be aware of the beach warning flag system. By paying attention to this it will help keep you and your family safer. The beach warning flags are put up anytime the beach is open during the day. The colored flags let you know how the conditions of the water is at that time, and the purple flag lets you know if there is any dangerous marine life. If you see the purple flag up ask the lifeguard or a beach toll taker what dangerous marine life you should be watching out for.
Here's what the flags look like and what they mean: