High Rip Current Danger for Busy Holiday Weekend

Posted at 6:58 PM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 19:59:50-04
Memorial Day Weekend Forecast
Memorial Day Weekend Forecast

With large waves and high surf, dangerous rip currents are expected during the busy Memorial Day Weekend.

Weather Forecast

The whole Memorial Day Weekend should be clear of any rain, but it will definitely be hot and humid. The breeze will be strong from the southeast leading to rip currents and large waves at the beaches.

Rip Current Risk

The rip current risk is as high as it can go this weekend. Please use caution if you plan to be in the water. The best way to avoid rip currents is to stay out of the water or only put your feet in. But if you still plan to get in the water, Cole Vaughn explains below what to do if you get caught in a rip current.