No Swimming! Rip Currents Are Occurring!
Surface Currents are affected only the upper few hundred meters of water. The wind causes it to move. The continental deflections is when surface currents meet at continents, the currents deflect, or change direction.
A rip Current is a narrow, powerful surface current which flows away. It is caused by pressure building from uneven buildup of water from waves. They can flow quickly and can be difficult to detect until you are in one.
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