Riptides- Safety Precautions

Town of East Hampton

Riptide Currents poster


🌊 Stay Safe: Beware of Riptides! 🌊

As summer heats up, many of us will head to the beach for some fun in the sun. But remember, the ocean can be unpredictable and riptides are a serious danger. Here’s what you need to know:

🔹 What is a Riptide? A strong, narrow current that moves away from the shore. It can quickly pull swimmers out to deeper waters.

🔹 Safety Tips:

– Stay calm. Don’t fight the current.

– Swim parallel to the shore until you’re out of the current, then swim back to land.

– Always swim at beaches with lifeguards and obey warning signs.

Remember, your safety is the top priority. Share this post to spread awareness and help keep everyone safe this summer! 🌞🏖️

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