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Beaches Summer Travel

Hurricane Dorian Prompts Mandatory Evacuation of Amelia Island

A mandatory evacuation of areas of Nassau County, Florida begins Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at 8 am.

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Beaches Summer

Amelia Island Beaches Red Flag Conditions, Hurricane Dorian’s Path Uncertain

Regardless of Hurricane Dorian’s exact path, northeast Florida is expecting red flag ocean conditions at the beaches, higher tides, periods of heavy rain, potential flooding, and wind.

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Beaches Summer

Lifeguards Weekends Only Until Labor Day

BEACH NEWS: Starting August 12, 2019, no lifeguards will be on duty Monday through Friday at Amelia Island’s beaches.

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Beaches Nature Sea Turtles Summer

Sea Turtle Nests Shatter Previous Record

The number of Amelia Island sea turtle nests through June 30, 2019 has shattered the previous nesting record set back in 2016 for the same time period through June, and by quite a lot.