"There's quite a few people in and out of the waters, which are busy, rough and cool today," Peter Davis with Galveston's beach patrol said.
Galveston Island Beach Patrol Flag Warning System Update:— GalvestonBeachPatrol (@IslandLifeguard) May 9, 2020
Flag Color: Red
Advisory: Strong Rip Currents
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Davis added that more people are expected on Mother's Day since it'll much warmer and sunnier.
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Eight of the most popular vehicle entry points are closed through Mother's Day because of COVID-19.
WATCH: Galveston's Seawall seeing loads of people Saturday evening
The city was concerned about the lack of social distancing they've seen at beaches since they reopened.
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Last weekend, the beaches were crowded with islanders excited to get back in the sand after weeks of closures.
Galveston has the permission of the General Land Office to close vehicle entry points.
They say the efforts to control crowds will also free up first responders for emergencies.
The beaches will reopen to vehicles Sunday at 9 p.m.
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