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Swimmer Dies After Being Pulled From Rough Surf Off Miami Beach

A Miami Beach woman who barely survived some deadly rip currents that claimed the life of a friend is speaking out, saying she wished she had checked the forecast more carefully and thanking the Miami Beach Fire Rescue divers who “risked their lives.”

CBS4–04/30/2012

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Warning flags were posted at Haulover Beach on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.

Rip Currents Pose Danger Friday

If you’re going to escape the holiday shopping madness by going to the beach, you’re asked to use extreme caution due to dangerous rip currents.

CBS4–11/25/2011

(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

High Rip Current Risk For S. Fla. Beach Goers

There’s a water warning for South Florida beachgoers this long holiday weekend. Beachgoers are being urged to use extreme caution due to dangerous rip currents.

CBS4–11/21/2011

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Caution: Dangerous Surf On Miami’s Beaches

Red flags are flying at lifeguards stations up and down South Florida’s beaches due to rough waves and riptides.

CBS4–01/01/2011