Hempstead Officials Issue Reminder About Danger Of Rip CurrentsSo far, this season has been average for rip current formation, but with the approach of peak hurricane season, the Town of Hempstead is ramping up efforts to educate the public.
Surfers Ignore Rip Current Alerts, Head To NYC Beaches Despite Warnings From City OfficialsThe worst of the wind and rain is over, but don’t let that fool you. Dangerous rip currents and rough surf remain.
Hurricane Dorian: NYC Beaches Closed To Swimming, Surfing Due To Rip Current RisksThe National Weather Service expects possible ocean swells up to 10 feet in our area.
NYC Beaches Closed Over Rip Current Threat Caused By Hurricane DorianThat means no swimming and no surfing. Swells of up to 10 feet are expected.
Professor Hoping To Save Lives With Rip Current Virtual Reality SimulatorSwimming out of rip current can sometimes be easier said than done, but virtual reality at the beach is helping people experience that first hand, safely.
Woman's Drowning Death Prompts Launch Of Riptide Awareness ProgramTheir safety program slogan is "Beware the grip of the rip."
Police, Lifeguards Warn: Rip Currents At Local Beaches Are Very Dangerous Due To FlorenceFlorence is hundreds of miles away and weakening, but it's still impacting the shores in our area.
Police: Man Dies Off Seaside Heights, Rough Waves May Have Broken His NeckAuthorities say a man died in an apparent drowning while swimming in rough water off a beach at the New Jersey shore.
Hurricane Florence Expected To Bring Rip Currents To Tri-State BeachesHurricane Florence may be hundreds of miles away, but the storm is still expected to impact Tri-State beaches.
Hurricane Jose Expected To Cause Rip Currents At Tri-State Area Beaches This WeekendAll three state park beaches – Jones Beach, Robert Moses and Hither Hills – have lifeguards working through the weekend.
Worries Mount Over Dangerous Rip Currents Along Jersey ShoreRip currents are now blamed for more than two dozen drownings since May along the Jersey Shore.
Beachgoers Warned To Watch For Warning Signs Of Rip CurrentsAlready this summer, four children have lost their lives after venturing into the ocean.
Lifeguards Warn Of Dangerous Rip Currents At Jersey Shore Ahead Of Labor DayDangerous rip currents are going to be a problem for the Jersey Shore over the next few days.
Concerns Mount About Rip Currents As Swimmers Pack BeachesAs people packed the beaches for Memorial Day, lifeguards said it is crucial that everyone understand the risk and think about what they will do if caught up in a rip current.
Expert Warns Of Dangerous Rip Currents As Storm Passes Off New Jersey CoastThe best and oldest advice: swim near a lifeguard.