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Multiple rip currents in Chile
Multiple rip currents in Tunquen, Chili. Courtesy of Cecilia and Randy Lascody.
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
see caption belowRip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
Jetty Rip Current
Beach View of Rip Current Along Jetty

Courtesy of Dr. Tom Herrington, Stevens Institute of Technology

see caption belowRip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant

Rip Current viewed from above
Close up of Rip Current

Courtesy of Lifeguard Captain Nick Steers, County of Los Angeles Fire Department
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne

Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne
Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
Rip Current on Grand Avenue Beach
Rip Current on Grand Avenue Beach with child and parent
Courtesy of Chris Brewster, USLA
Two people in Rip Current
Surfer just north of Rip Current near timber piles

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
Rip current along jetty and groins
Rip Currents Along Groin

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant

Close up of Areal Rip Current View
Closeup of Aerial View of Rip Current
Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant

Three rip currents from above
Aerial View of Several Rip Currents

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
People in Rip Current
People in Rip Current

Courtesy of Discovery Communications
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Rip current off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne
Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
rip currents present
Crowded Beach with Rip Currents Present

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Gran
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