Friday, May 6, 2011

Rip Current Awareness Week: June 5 - 11, 2011

("Massive Rip" Photo by Will Maguire. Will Rogers Tower #8, Fall 2010.)

Heads up!

RIP CURRENT AWARENESS WEEK (RCAW): June 5 - 11, 2011. The First Full Week of June Every Year!

I. This is an event sponsored by NOAA (National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration)

II. This event has also been added to the USLA Calendar.

III. "County Recurrent" News is also supporting this effort!

In this regard, we would like to refer our readers to two of our past blog posts featuring rip currents or riptides, as follows:

(a) From: Monday, October 20, 2008

Anatomy of a Rip Current; Part I: Inshore Holes Exposed !


(b) From: Tuesday, May 5, 2009

When This Rip Struck a Rescue was only a light Schwich away...


p.s. some additional shots of some rips along Santa Monica South between Towers # 22 - 24... just for the fun of it and to keep all you Recurrents sharp!... and in case any permanents are reading this blog post, here are some photos to remind you all what rips look like... woo hoo! JUST KIDDING!!!

Until next time.....

"County Recurrent" News

("Seven Towers" Photo by & Copyright Will Maguire 2011. All Rights Reserved.)

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