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Surfer dude Kem McNair rides the curling waves in New Smyrna Beach - sharks and all Henry Mon, 08/09/2021 - 17:47
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Finally after days of thunderstorms night and day, the sun was dominant in the blue sky and so was surfer Kem McNair rolling on the curling waves near the South Jetty, sharks and all.

FORECAST: So-So Good Friday today, but warmer Easter weekend at the World's Most Famous Beach in greater Daytona Henry Frederick Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:48
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Thursday was a lousy beach day with dark clouds and chilly temps barely hitting 60s - no April fool's joke with that.

Greater Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando forecast: Mostly sunny skies through the week Sera King Tue, 01/05/2021 - 16:16
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The National Weather Service out of Melbourne is calling for mostly sunny skies through this weekend with seasonal temperatures here in greater Daytona and along the I-4 corridor through Sanford and into The City Beautiful - Orlando.

Forecast: 50 percent chance of rain Sunday afternoon at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona Henry Frederick Sun, 12/20/2020 - 03:24
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County beach safety officials say it's very likely with mid-day high tides and expected rainfall that vehicle traffic will be restricted on the World's Most Famous Beach for the better part of the day.

Thanksgiving Weekend Tragedy: Ocala boy, 7, drowns in surf north of Ormond Beach where lifeguards were not stationed despite large holiday weekend crowds Henry Frederick Sun, 11/29/2020 - 20:02
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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- A 7-year-old boy from Ocala drowned mid-day Saturday in the surf north of Ormond Beach where Volusia County lifeguards were not stationed despite Thanksgiving weekend crowds.

3 of 9 rescued swimmers at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona transported to the hospital Sunday for precautionary reasons Henry Mon, 11/16/2020 - 02:34
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach Safety flew the red flag on Sunday for rough surf conditions, rescuing nine swimmers.

Volusia County News: Off-season beach ramp schedule begins this weekend Henry Frederick Fri, 11/13/2020 - 13:38
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County’s off-season vehicle beach access ramp schedule takes effect Saturday.

Volusia County Beach Safety: Winter Springs man bitten on hand in surf at Cape Canaveral National Seashore Henry Frederick Thu, 09/10/2020 - 19:10
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.-- A 54 year old Winter Springs man was releasing a fish he had caught while surf fishing down in Canaveral National Seashore when he was bitten on his right hand by a 4-5 foot shark, a Volusia County beach safety official said.

2 recent shark bite incidents in New Smyrna Beach surf: Orlando man, 23, bitten on foot; 50-year-old Miami woman bitten on leg & ankle Henry Frederick Tue, 08/25/2020 - 06:55
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 23-year-old Orlando man was standing in chest-deep water in New Smyrna when he was bitten on the foot by a shark, a beach safety official said.

Daytona Beach's Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge to open on Thursday Sera King Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:17

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A ceremonial vehicle caravan will drive across the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge in Daytona Beach Thursday morning to mark its vehicular lane opening.