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Rip Currents (English)
Strong, localized current flowing seaward from the shore; visible as an agitated band of water, which is the return movement of water piled up on the shore by incoming waves.
For more information on rip currents, see the NOAA National Weather Service Rip Current Safety website and 3 Myths about Rip Currents (Sea Grant California).
Here's an instructional video about rip currents from NOAA.