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The twice monthly Spring Tide is here. Spring Tide will peak on Saturday 04th April during the Full Moon phase.Spring Tide brings a higher than normal high tide, a lower than normal low tide and with it stronger than normal rip currents.Stronger than normal rip currents are experienced along the coast for a few days leading up to the full or the new moon, peaking on the day of the full or the new moon, and lasting for a few days after the full or the new moon, every month of the year.Anyone going down to the beach and anyone visiting the coastline over Easter Weekend are advised to be aware of the Full Moon Spring Tide and the stronger than normal rip currents that are a result of the higher and lower than normal high and low tides brought on by the full moon phase and which will peak on Saturday 04th April and that will last for the next 5 to 6 days. Extreme caution around the coast is advised over Easter Weekend. Rip-Currents-620x464 The dark blue lines of water from the sand to the sea is the rip current. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONESMS 32287 with your name and a message of support for our Sea Rescue crew
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