Marquette Beach Flag Advisory System

Updated: June 12, 2015

  Green Flag Yellow Flag Red Flag No Swimming
South Beach                                  X                 
McCarty's Cove                              X                 
North McCarty's Cove                                      X                 
Picnic Rocks    
Middle Bay Beach at Presque Isle                            X                   

Waves calm to 2 feet – green flag – low hazard
Waves 2 to 4 feet – yellow flag – medium hazard
Waves over 4 feet – red flag – high hazard – no swimming
National Weather Service dangerous current warning – red flag – high hazard – no swimming

*Marquette's lifeguarded beach season runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Flags are advisories only. Persons using unguarded beaches must exercise caution, responsibility, and common sense.

Beach Flag Advisory System

Current Meter Data Website

Location Sketch

Michigan BeachGuard System

NOAA-NWS Marquette Recreational Beach Forecast

Parks & Beaches

Parks & Recreation Department

Shoreline Safety Zone Map

Waterfront Safety Task Force