Rip Currents – What to do if you are caught in an...

Rip Currents – What to do if you are caught in an ocean rip current?

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Break the grip of the Rip!

What to do if you are caught in an Ocean Rip Current?

Rip Current are powerful current of water moving away from shore. They can sweep even the strongest swinner out to sea.

If Caught in a rip current do the following

  • Don’t fight the current
  • Swim out of the current (parallel to shore), then swim to shore
  • If you can’t escape, float or tread water
  • If you need help, call or waive for assistance from Lifeguards

Ocean Saftey

  • Know how to swim
  • Never Swim Alone
  • If in doubt, don’t go out

Learn more about Ocean Rip Currents 

www.ripcurrent.noaa.gov

 

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