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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 7 February 2021

The combined efforts of 4 local female teenagers contributed to saving the life of a girl who was swept away by rip currents:

JEFFREYS BAY:At 16h10, Saturday, 6 February, NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty crew were alerted following reports of a drowning in progress at Checkers Beach, Jeffreys Bay.NSRI Jeffreys Bay rescue swimmers, EC Government Health EMS, Private Care ambulance services and Gardmed ambulance ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 14 December 2020

NSRI's Summer Water Safety

NSRI, as always, are prepared for the vacation season and this year our beaches and inland waterways are expected to be busy.With close to 1500 NSRI volunteers stationed at 43 coastal and inland NSRI rescue stations, on duty 24 hours ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 3 December 2020

The Science of Rips by Plymouth University

This video is a recording of a rip current workshop that Plymouth University did with NSRI, City of Cape Town professional Lifeguards, Lifesaving Cape Town and Lifesaving South Africa. This edit of the meeting contains the science of rip currents ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 27 November 2020

NSRI Masterclass : Computer Simulation of Rip Currents and Coastal Processes

This webinar recording of Stephen Luger’s NSRI Masterclass presentation on using computer simulations to illustrate Waves: refraction, extreme waves, tsunamis; Currents: tidal currents, rip currents; Water quality: oil spills, brine plumes, sewage plumes and Sediment transport: longshore and cross-shore.* Stephen ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 9 January 2020

Fatal Drowning - Port Elizabeth

On Wednesday Evening, 8th January 2020, NSRI Station 6 - Port Elizabeth launched to assist four swimmers who were reportedly caught in a rip current at Wells Estate Beach. Jonathan Tufts, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said:At 18h36, Wednesday ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 20 December 2019

Fatal drowning - Oyster Bay

A Swedish Woman allegedly drowned on Thursday after reportedly being swept out to sea by a rip current in Oyster Bay. Volunteers from STATION 15 - Mossel Bay responded to the call. Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said:At ...

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