Swimmer’s Death in Florida Brings New Attention To Rip Current Dangers

Swimmer’s Death in Florida Brings New Attention To Rip Current Dangers

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People in rip current. Captions and Photo source: Rip Current Safety / NOAA

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Weather officials are warning of another day of rough surf after a Memorial Day weekend that saw three deaths and dozens of rescues along Central Florida coasts…

Read Full Article and View News Video, ABC News

Deadly rip currents remain a threat through Wednesday, 10 News Tampa

Rip currents threaten swimmers on ‘cooler than normal’ Memorial Day, The Los Angeles Times

The Illusory Calm Of Australia’s Ocean Currents (01-04-2014)
The Australian mainland is blessed with 11,000 beaches, but it is estimated that at any given time, there are 17,500 rips at work around the coast. Researchers in Australia have declared treacherous ocean currents the nation’s deadliest natural hazard ahead of bushfires and floods…

Rip Currents Safety, NOAA

Rip currents are the greatest hazards on most beaches

Break the Grip of the Rip®, NOAA

Rip Current Photos; NOAA

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