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Beach Renourishment Underway from January 6 through Early March

Beach Renourishment MOT Map

(Tuesday, December 10, 2019) – The Estates at Acqualina project will be completing a beach sand re-nourishment from approximately Terracina Avenue (northern City limit) to 185 Street. During this time, the beach will remain open but access may be partially modified. A temporary construction fence will be set up on the beach in the affected areas for the safety of …

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King Tides

Tide coming in on the beach early in the morning.

King Tides are the highest predicted high tides of the year. King Tides are technically called “perigean spring tides,” but they occur in both the spring and fall seasons. In fact, the highest tides in southeast Florida occur in the fall, in part because the water is warmer and the seasonal winds drive water levels higher at that time of …

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Our Beaches, Our Environment, Our Responsibility

Volunteers at Beach Cleanup event

By Dana Goldman, Commissioner (Tuesday, July 30, 2019) – Our most prized possession is the beach. But sometimes litter erodes the beach, pollutes the ocean and affects our residents’ quality of life. We can all help keep our city cleaner. To address this problem, we held the first City Employee Beach Cleanup on April 22 in observance of Earth Day. …

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Beach Cleanups

City of Sunny Isles Beach Beach Cleanup

Every other month, the City of Sunny Isles Beach organizes a Beach Cleanup for community members to come together and do something good for the environment. We rotate starting points between three different locations, ensuring each time we cover new ground. We provide gloves, garbage bags and water for participants. Community service hours are available for high school students. Upcoming Beach …

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Small sea turtle hatchling on the beach.

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Friday, May 24, 2019) – When asked what our City’s most notable landmark is, I, along with most of you, would identify the beach. We bask in year-round sun and sea along our picturesque coastline. But residents and visitors of Sunny Isles Beach are not the only individuals who enjoy the haven the beach offers. …

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Behind the Scenes with Ocean Rescue: Water Safety Month

Ocean Rescue lifeguard driving ATV

(Friday, April 26, 2019) – The City’s Ocean Rescue Division protects beachgoers 365 days a year. During Water Safety Month in May, be sure to visit one of the ten lifeguard towers to view the informational boards. The boards are updated daily with air and water temperatures, high and low tides, wind speed and direction, the UV Index, the time …

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