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rip current safety graphic: Relax, rip currents don't pull  you u nder. Don't swim against the current. Swim sideways out of the current, then to shore. If you can't eswcape, float or tread water and wave or yeall for help. Rip c urrents can sweep even powerful swinneraway from shore., If at all possible, swim near a lifeguard.
Rip current Expert Contact: To request an interview with an expert on rip currents or rip current safety,
contact NWS Public Affairs at or 301-427-9000

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