St. Johns County restricts beach driving ahead of Nicole

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ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – On-beach driving will be restricted in St. Johns County in anticipation of an approaching tropical system. The restrictions will be imposed for the duration of the storm.

On-beach driving restrictions went into place at Porpoise Point on Monday and will begin at all other vehicular access ramps at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

St. Johns County beaches are forecast to experience unusually high surf and tides, dangerous currents, and strong winds along the coastline Wednesday through Saturday as a result of Nicole.

Additionally, coastal flooding and erosion may occur on all St. Johns County beaches for the duration of the storm, officials said. Residents and visitors are strongly encouraged to exercise extreme caution and avoid ocean swimming during this time.

Updates to access locations will be announced on the Reach the Beach mobile app along with Facebook and Twitter (@SJCBeaches).

For more information, visit www.sjcfl.us/hurricane.

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