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A rip current is a narrow, fast-moving channel of water that starts near the beach and extends offshore through the line of breaking waves.
Typically, rip currents only take place during times of high surf and large storms. We suggest staying out of the water during these times.
If you do get caught in a rip current, the best thing you can do is stay calm. It's not going to pull you underwater, it's just going to pull you away from shore.
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