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rip tide

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He added: "We understand there was a westerly wind and she may have been swept out by a rip tide."
LIFEGUARDS on one of Gower's most popular beaches rescued an unresponsive woman from a rip tide.
A LIVERPOOL mum has told of the moment she was left wondering if her seven-year-old son was dead or alive after he became caught up in a rip tide while enjoying a family day out.
A Liverpool mum has told of the moment she was left wondering if herseven-year-old son was dead or aliveafter he became caught up in a rip tide while enjoying a family day out.
The 27-year-old from Coventry - who was known as Kenny - was pulled from the sea at Newquay in Cornwall after being caught in a rip tide.
A rip tide, according to the ocean experts, occurs where there is no wave-breaking near the shores; the scale of darkness of the water is a rough guide for the depth of the deadly spot - the darker the place, the deeper it is.
One beach-goer said police told her to stay out of the sea due to a rip tide. Police remained on the beach as day-trippers said they were surprised there were no lifeguards present.
A MAN drowned and another was in hospital last night after four swimmers got caught in a rip tide.
"I've surfed in the past, been caught in a rip tide, and am all too aware of how easily I could be that person hoping the RNLI will reach me in time."
Jane said: "It's more than just swimming, it's educational too, highlighting the effects of cold water immersion, how to swim safely in open water, spot a rip tide, escape from a rip."
Isaac Nash, of Highburton, lost his life last August during a family holiday to Aberffraw, Anglesey, when a rip tide dragged him out to sea.