Horry County beaches under double red flag warning, closed to swimmers

CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) – According to Horry County Emergency Management, beaches in the county were placed on a double red flag warning Monday.

The tweet says the double red flag protocol is in effect for all Horry County beaches, and no swimming is allowed.

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In Myrtle Beach, the double red flag signifies that the water is closed to the public. Police posted about the warning Monday afternoon, explaining the current weather forecast indicates a severe risk for rip currents and high surf.

Strong rip currents closed portions of Myrtle Beach just six days ago, according to Myrtle Beach police.

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