Marine Safety

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Zero Tower on PierEmergency & General Phone Numbers

Emergencies (all hours): 911

Lifeguards (business hours): (949) 361-8219

Surf Report: (949) 492-1011

Junior Lifeguards:( 949) 361-8261

What are the hours of lifeguard operations?

The Marine Safety Division is staffed from 8:00 a.m. until dusk 365 Days a year. The main lifeguard tower on the pier is normally manned by 8:20 each morning, with lifeguard towers on the beach staffed as needed during the off-season. 

Normal Summer Staffing: 

Tower 14 (North Beach) - 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

Tower 6 (Linda Lane) - 10:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Tower 1 (South side of pier)- 10:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Tower 5 (T-Street) - 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

Lifeguard towers in between those listed above open later and close earlier, depending upon crowd conditions. Please call us at (949) 361-8219 if you would like exact times for any particular day.

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