W​​ater Safety Symbols

Taking notice of relevant symbols and signage is an important way of making the most of your time in and on the water.

Prohibition symbols

Prohibition symbols have a red circle with a slash on white background with a black picture.

Activities pictured with this type of sign are prohibited.





​Don't swim
​No diving
​No bodyboarding
​No surf craft




​No personal water craft
​No mechanical power
​No fishing

Hazard symbols

Hazard symbols have a yellow diamond with a black pictogram.

This type of symbol identifies danger or a potential danger.





​Deep water
Shallow water​
​Edge of cliff
​Sharks




Highsurf​
Strong current​
Floating marine creatures​
Marine creatures under​water

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