It was gray, blustery, rainy and the red and purple flags were out.
Red Flag - High hazard. Dangerous rip currents/surf conditions. Avoid entering the water.
Purple Flag - Sea pests present (jellyfish, man-of-wars, sharks and/or sea lice). This flag may be flown along with any of the other flags.
Even the sea gulls and other sea shore birds were grounded: