Labor Day weekend is projected to be beautiful. However, Jersey Shore beaches have been experiencing dangerous riptides recently. This trend is expected to continue through the weekend.
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden recorded this video earlier this summer with Chief Lifeguard Tim Harmon of Sea Girt to warn of the dangers of riptides and how to avoid a tragedy in the ocean.
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Posted: August 27th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: How to survive a riptide, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, Riptides, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Tim Harmon | 1 Comment »
From the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office:
6/30/2013 NWS ADVISES: …HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK…WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.
… * LOCATION…ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST OF NEW JERSEY.
* RISK OF RIP CURRENTS… HIGH.
* SURF HEIGHT…4 TO 6 FEET.
* TIMING …THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS INCREASING TO HIGH THROUGH TODAY AND CONTINUING INTO THIS EVENING.
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IMPLIES THAT WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIPS CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.
Posted: June 30th, 2013 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: #STTS, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: How to survive a riptide, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Rip Current, Riptide | Comments Off on Watch Carefully For Rip Currents Today