Beach Safety – Rip Currents

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Rip currents are powerful, channeled currents of water flowing away from shore. They typically extend from the shoreline, through the surf zone, and past the line of breaking waves. Rip currents can occur in Southern California at any beach with breaking waves. Rip currents can be killers. The United States… Continue reading

Beach Safety – Stingrays & Jellyfish

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STINGRAYS Stingrays are not aggressive animals and are easily frightened. Unfortunately, they often bury themselves in the sand in shallow water for protection from predators. This is when they are most hazardous. If accidentally stepped on by a hapless wader, stingrays flip their tail, which has a barb at the… Continue reading