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Rip Current Photos

Atlantic
Oak Island, NC and is courtesy of Jeff Otto, Wilmington Star News
Oak Island, NC, 2002, Courtesy of Jeff Otto, Wilmington Star News
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Carolina Beach, NC, 2001, Courtesy of the Carolina Beach Police Departmen
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne
Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
Three rip currents from above
Aerial View of Several Rip Currents

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
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
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne
Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
Close up of Areal Rip Current View
Closeup of Aerial View of Rip Current
Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
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Crowded Beach with Rip Currents Present

Courtesy of Dr. Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
People in Rip Current
People in Rip Current

Courtesy of Discovery Communications
Jetty Rip Current
Beach View of Rip Current Along Jetty

Courtesy of Dr. Tom Herrington, Stevens Institute of Technology
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Rip Current in Florida after Hurricane Jeanne

Courtesy of Dennis Decker, WCM, NWS Melbourne, FL
Great Lakes
Gulf Coast
Berrien County, MI, rip current
Berrien County, MI. Courtesy of the University of South Florida
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Grand Sable Dunes, near Grand Marais, MI, on Lake Superior. NOAA
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Off Highway 2, Mackinac County, MI
Courtesy of Steve Hernek
Description: No swimming signs around stone groins, Galveston, Texas.
No swimming signs around stone groins, Galveston, Texas. Courtesy of Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant. 
Description: No swimming signs around stone groins, Galveston, Texas.
No swimming signs around stone groins, Galveston, Texas
. Courtesy of Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant.
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No swimming signs around stone groins, Galveston, Texas.
Courtesy of Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant. 
Gulf Coast/Pacific Ocean/Chili
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Sleeping Bear Dunes, near Ludington, MI
Courtesy University of Michigan coastal engineering department
mother and toddler on beach near rip current
Rip Current on Grand Avenue Beach with child and parent
Courtesy of Chris Brewster, USLA
Rip Current on Grand Avenue Beach
Rip Current on Grand Avenue Beach with child and parent
Courtesy of Chris Brewster, USLA
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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

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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
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 off Big Sur, CA.
Courtesy of Delaware Sea Grant
  Multiple rip currents in Chile
Multiple rip currents in Tunquen, Chili. Courtesy of Cecilia and Randy Lascody

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