Corralejo residents said the stretch of water was notorious for its strong rip currents
which had previously swept paddlers off their feet.
Senior RNLI lifeguard Eve Jones said rip currents
"can drag even the strongest swimmers out of their depth".
MIAMI, Florida, Sha'ban 14, 1436, Jun 1, 2015, SPA-- Hurricane Andres strengthened Monday far out over the eastern Pacific Ocean and is generating swells likely to cause dangerous surf and rip currents
on parts of the west coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
Fast rip currents
or streams of water can maroon surfers and are common at this time of year.
The coastline near Bambrough Castle has been the scene of two serious incidents caused by powerful rip currents
Lifeguards in Bulgaria's sea resorts warn tourists to beware of the rip currents
that appeared on Monday, reports bTV.
There are huge signs in place all along the shoreline in Greek, English, Russian, French and German informing people of the dangerous rip currents
, as well as red flags.
The National Hurricane Center on Tuesday said Tropical Storm Arthur, the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season that formed off the central Florida coast, will bring heavy rain, gusty thunderstorms, coastal flooding, rough seas and dangerous rip currents
to beaches from Florida to southern New England this week.
Swimming is generally safe (stay near the lifeguard towers), but the beach does have rip currents
, and waves can break hard near shore.
Sharjah Police said those who insist on swimming in the sea should pay heed to warnings about which stretches are dangerous -- for instance, beaches with rocks or rip currents
ystanbul Governor HE-seyin Avni Mutlu tweeted on Sunday that the number of people swimming at beaches would increase during the Eid al-Fitr holiday weekend and warned swimmers to be wary of rip currents
COASTGUARDS are warning of rip currents
at the Gower after emergency crews were called out to three incidents yesterday.