Rip Current

courtesy off: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ripcurrents/photos.shtml

courtesy off: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ripcurrents/photos.shtml

Sun, surf and fun, this is what we associate with summer vacations.

 

However, only a few of us know enough about the greatest danger of the beach – rip currents.

 

Just about every beach has rip currents.

 

I remember being a little child when I saw a rip current near by, while playing in the beautiful water of the Black Sea. I didn’t know what it was called, but I got a very creepy feeling about it.  I didn’t know how to swim, back then, nor did I know what I now know about rip currents.

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