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It's the Law

Diver-Down Flags


Scuba divers or snorkelers must display a diver-down flag to mark their diving area.

Divers must stay within 100 feet of the vertical position of their diver-down flag.

Vessels must remain at least 200 feet away from the flag.

Divers Flag:

A rectangular red flag, at least 14 inches x 16 inches with a 3 1/2" white diagonal stripe, is required on Michigan state waters.

Alfa Flag:

A blue and white International Code Flag A (or Alfa flag) is required on federally controlled waters.

Diver-Down Flag
Divers Flag
Alpha Flag
Alfa Flag