Boca Chica Beach and Access Areas temporarily closed

Local News

(Nexstar DC photo)

CAMERON COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) – Today at 9:30 a.m. Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. has announced the temporary closure of Boca Chica Beach and accesses, effective immediately.

Moderate to heavy rain will continue through Saturday morning in the RGV, click here to read more

The accesses included in the closure are as following:

  • County Beach Access No. 5
  • County Beach Access No. 6

The county beaches will be closed until further notice to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The safety and well-being of the general public in recent weather conditions and high tides are in the highest regard.

‘I’ve been here all my life,’ Mission family loses land to the U.S. government for border wall, click here to read more

Waves, tides, and winds will be at extremes today, the public is advised to check the flag advisory system and consult lifeguards when visiting the beach.

County beach areas on South Padre Island such as Isla Blanca Park, Andy Bowie County Park,
County Beach Access No. 3 and 4, and E. K. Atwood County Park Pavilion will remain open until
further notice.

Cameron County school districts receive $5M from Elon Musk Foundation, click here to read more

Cameron County is committed to protecting the life, health, and well-being of everyone on coastal beaches. There is currently no further information. Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Cameron County Parks and Recreation Department at (956) 761 -3701 or visit the website here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Throwback Thursday