Destin Fire Control District is reporting life-threatening rip currents on Tuesday morning.
As a result, Double Red Flags have been posted, meaning that the water is closed to the public.
According to the National Weather Service out of Mobile, AL., a high risk of rip currents will continue along our local beaches through Thursday night.
Yesterday, red flags were up across the beaches in both Okaloosa and Walton County.
According to the South Walton Fire District, lifeguards and Fire District personnel were seeing an increase in water rescue calls yesterday afternoon.
“Multiple people were pulled out of the water Monday with a heavy presence of rip currents appearing across the Gulf,” said the South Walton Fire District in a statement.