Rip currents – like this one at Kill Devil Hills – are difficult to spot for the average beachgoer. Here, the foam in the flat spot between the breaking waves rides the rip current off-shore.
Rip currents – like this one at Kill Devil Hills – are difficult to spot for the average beachgoer. Here, the foam in the flat spot between the breaking waves rides the rip current off-shore. Greg Dusek
Rip currents – like this one at Kill Devil Hills – are difficult to spot for the average beachgoer. Here, the foam in the flat spot between the breaking waves rides the rip current off-shore. Greg Dusek

NC researchers seeking early warnings for rip currents

July 11, 2015 10:11 PM