Where can I get more information?

Before you leave for the beach, check the latest National Weather Service forecast for local beach conditions. When you arrive at the beach, ask lifeguards (if available) about rip currents and other hazards. More information about rip currents can be found at the following websites:

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1. What are rip currents?
2. Why are rip currents dangerous?
3. How do I know if a rip current is present?
4. What do I do if I'm caught in a rip current?
5. How do I help someone else?
6. Where can I get more information?