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Playing it Safe at the Beach: Riptides 101

August 25, 2014 9:08 am   Riptides are the leading surf hazard for all beachgoers and can form along any coastline with breaking waves, even the Great Lakes. Even the strongest swimmer can get swept out to sea, especially when he or she doesn’t know what to do if the situation arises. Drownings from riptides typically occur when swimmers are […]