Rip Currents

Some articles on rip currents, currents:

List Of Florida Hurricanes (2000–present) - 2008
... July 22, 2008 – Rip currents from Hurricane Dolly kill one person and injures four at beaches along the panhandle ... rain up to 4.12 in (105 mm), and strong rip currents throughout the state ... Four people drowned as a result of the rip currents in southern Florida ...
Tropical Storm Allison - Impact - Southeast United States
... system, produced a strong pressure gradient, resulting in strong rip currents off the coast of Florida ... The currents prompted sirens, which are normally used for storm warnings, to be activated in Pensacola Beach ... The rip currents killed 5 off the coast of Florida ...
Hurricane Hanna (2008) - Impact - United States
... While in the Atlantic near the Bahamas, high surf and rip currents were produced by Hanna off the Southeast US coast ... Hollywood, Florida as a result of the rip currents brought up by the distant Hanna ... A 38-year-old man drowned due to rip currents in New Jersey as Hanna approached ...
List Of Delaware Hurricanes - List of Tropical Cyclones - 2000-2008
11, 2001- Hurricane Erin generates rough surf and rip currents along Delaware beaches, forcing restrictions and closures ... and a high pressure system causes rip currents along the Delaware coastline ... September 16, 2005- Rip currents are caused by Hurricane Ophelia passing to the southeast of the state ...
List Of New Jersey Hurricanes - List of Tropical Cyclones - 2000s
... Irene passes to the southeast of the state, causing rip currents and strong waves ... September 7–September 8, 2005 – Rip currents from Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Nate kill one person and seriously injure another ... – Offshore Hurricane Bertha produces rip currents which kill three surfers in the state ...

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