What is a rip current?
Rip currents are dangerous.
How do rip currents form?
Parts of the rip current.
How to identify a rip current.
- Look for water that has a very big change in the color compared to the other parts of the water
- See if there is any foam or debris moving away from the coast.
- Look for a break in the wave patterns.
How to save somebody from a rip current.
How to avoid a rip current.
-Sometimes, there will be signs that have ocean hazards, rip currents may be one of the hazards.
- Try to use the buddy system, don't go alone!