• Gulf Oil Spill | Deepwater Horizon

    Our beautiful beaches remain open to the public. At the present time, the oil spill in the Gulf has not been projected to impact South Florida or Miami Beach. We are currently monitoring the situation with our local, state and federal partners and have a response plan in place to address a range of different possibilities, if necessary.

    See live images of our white sandy beaches and our sparkling aquamarine waters.  webcam 
    Live webcam

    If the situation changes, we will update this page with new information and any action plans that may be important to our residents, businesses and visitors.

    FAQs
    Find answers to the most common questions about the oil spill 
    here

    Volunteers

    The City of Miami Beach will be the lead entity coordinating efforts to recruit volunteers to assist the city should there be any impacts of the oil spill on our beaches. However, no volunteers will be used for any oil clean-up. For information on volunteering, click here.
        
    Links to more information
       
    Florida Department of Environmental Protection 
       
    NOAA
       NOAA Daily Updates 
       
    Miami-Dade County Emergency Management 
       
    Seafood Safety  
       
    Visit Florida 
       
    Greater Miami & the Beaches Visitors Bureau 

    Important Numbers
      
    State of Florida Information Line: 1.888.337.3569 

 
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