Authorities warn swimmers that rip tides
are always present and the beach is not patrolled after dark.
According to a weather report from the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM), the seas will remain rough throughout Saturday, with occurrences such as rip tides
and high waves making beaches very unsafe for the public.
Helpful year-round, the app can be particularly informative in summer, with its wealth of tips and resources on topics like avoiding rip tides
, staying safe in extreme heat and preparing for tropical storms.
When emerging from the Solway at the Mull of Galloway, you must get it right, as rip tides
sweep across but the seas in the Clyde are more even and an anchorage is always available within two hours.
Rip currents, sometimes called rip tides
, are a specific area of shore where water flows away from the land and into the water.
Now the two mums are demanding that Cork County Council puts up more signs to warn others of the dangers at the beach - currently it has only one warning of the rip tides
28 -- The tragic deaths of five young, Tamil men of Sri Lankan origin on Sussex beach in England brought the cumulative death toll to 12 in a week in Britain, in similar circumstances, caused by a hidden, deadly phenomenon that lurks near the shores in the ocean, literally in any part of the world - the rip tides
"Talk to the lifeguard about local hazards like rip tides
. And never swim on your own."
Stewart said dangerous surf and rip tides
appear to be the biggest threat posed by the Atlantic season's first tropical storm though isolated flooding in some coastal areas is also a concern.
LIFEBOAT bosses have issued a safety warning after a "disturbing" second incident in a matter of days of people being caught out by rip tides
"I would remind people whenever swimming or using inflatable boats that they should always be aware of, and check local conditions, and in particular rip tides
and offshore winds.
The storm was enough of a concern that officials in Boston decided to move the annual Boston Pops July 4 concert and fireworks show up by a day because of potential heavy rain on Friday night, and rip tides
were a threat as far north as New Jersey.