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Rip Currents – The Hidden Danger, on backdrop of stormy seas

This video details the dangers of rip currents and explains how to identify rip currents, as well as how to stay safe. Swimming in Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada is an ideal way to spend a summer day. But before heading into the water make sure that you and your family know how to break the grip of the rip.

Rip currents are powerful, fast-moving seaward currents that can pull even the strongest swimmers out to sea. Be safe. Know how to swim, never swim alone and, when in doubt, don’t go out. If you become caught in a rip current, don’t fight the current; swim out of the current, then to shore. If you can’t escape, float or tread water. If you need help, call or wave for assistance.

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