St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach, and Butler Beach Closed to Vehicular Traffic
Due to persistent northeast winds, elevated surf, and beach flooding associated with Hurricane Cristobal, St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach, and Butler Beach are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic. The beaches remain open to pedestrian visitors, and Vilano Beach and Porpoise Point beaches are currently open to vehicular traffic. Tide and surf conditions will be continually monitored and vehicular access will be restored once safe driving conditions are present. St. Johns County offers a variety of ways in which to receive information about beach entry points, facilities, services, and vehicular access updates. Wireless device users may access the new Reach the Beach mobile website at www.sjcfl.us/beach, Twitter members can visit www.twitter.com/sjcbeaches, and those with a Facebook page can visit www.facebook.com/SJCBeaches. iPhone and iPad owners can download the Reach the Beach icon to access the mobile website directly from their application screen. In addition, visitors can call the Beach Conditions Hotline at to obtain updated vehicle access information.