Buoys and markers - what they mean ("traffic signals" on the water)
|BOATS KEEP OUT!
Marks waterfalls, swim areas, rapids and other restricted areas.
Warns of rocks, reefs, dams, snags or other hazards.
Controlled area as indicated by no fishing, no swimming, ski only and other controls.
Tells of places, distances, food, supplies and other non-regulatory messages.
For permanent placement to moor or anchor watercraft.
DIVERS SIGNAL FLAGS
|DIVER DOWN FLAG
Do not approach, divers are below. Stay at least 200 feet away from diving operations. This flag may be flown vessel or float.
Vessel has personnel and/or equipment in water and is unable to maneuver. Do not approach; maintain a safe distance of at least 100 feet around vessel. Watch for divers.
Vessels displaying these signal flags could be moored, anchored, drifting or slowing towing divers.
DO NOT APPROACH. STAY A SAFE DISTANCE AWAY.
Divers: use common sense; avoid high boat traffic areas and always display a diver down flag when diving