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Rip Current Risk Definitions
Low Wind and/or wave conditions are not expected to support the development of rip currents; however, rip currents can sometimes occur, especially in the vicinity of groins, jetties, and piers. Know how to swim and heed the advice of lifeguards.
Moderate Wind and/or wave conditions support stronger or more frequent rip currents. Only experienced surf swimmers should enter the water.
High Wind and/or wave conditions support dangerous rip currents. Rip currents are life-threatening to anyone entering the surf.