Rip Current

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Beachgoers Worry That Cristobal Could Wash Out Labor Day Plans As Rip Current Risk Remains High

The National Weather Service says long period swells associated with Cristobal will continue to churn the ocean into Thursday evening.

08/28/2014

Long Beach beach patrol (Credit: CBS 2)

Lifeguards On High Alert Over The Weekend As Storm Prompts Rip Current Concerns

Lifeguards at area beaches were on high alert over the weekend as the danger of rip currents increased along the south shore of Long Island.

07/06/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

Swimmers at Bradley Beach, New Jersey (file/photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Seaside Heights Beach Shut Down Due To Ocean Rescues And Rip Currents

Police and fire officials have had to make at least two rescues on Sunday. Authorities said a 54-year-old man was rescued in Surf City by a 17-year-old who was surfing nearby.

09/16/2012

Woman Drowns Off Long Island Beach

Authorities said one woman has drowned and several others had to be pulled out of the water because of strong rip currents at a Long Island beach.

CBS 2–08/09/2010