How to Spot a Rip Current

Rip currents are complex, can quickly change shape and location, and at times, are difficult to see. The things to look for are deeper, dark-colored water; fewer breaking waves; a rippled surface surrounded by smooth waters; and anything floating out to sea or foamy, discolored, sandy, water flowing out beyond the waves. Rips don’t always show all of these signs at once. Can you spot a rip current?

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