Vacation Rental Tips and Tricks: Wisdom Gained Firsthand
- August 17, 2023
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Rip current flags are used to warn beachgoers about the potential for rip currents. Rip currents are powerful currents of water that can sweep swimmers away from shore. They are a major cause of beach drownings.
In addition to the color of the flag, there may also be signs or symbols on the flag that provide more information about the surf conditions. For example, a flag with a lightning bolt symbol indicates that there is a risk of lightning strikes.
It is important to obey the rip current flag warnings. If you see a red or double red flag, do not enter the water. Even if you are a strong swimmer, you could be swept away by a rip current.
If you are caught in a rip current, stay calm and do not panic. Swim parallel to the shore until you escape the current. Once you are out of the current, swim back to shore. If you cannot escape the current, float or tread water until help arrives.
Here are some tips for staying safe in rip currents:
By following these tips, you can help to ensure a safe and enjoyable beach experience.
Want to learn more about Rip Currents? Check out our blog Rip Currents: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe
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