Translation of rip current in Spanish:

rip current

corriente de retorno, n.

noun

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    corriente de retorno feminine
    • He got caught in a strong rip current which caused him to lose his footing and he was swept out to sea.
    • We swam out and I managed to pull the boy out of the strong rip current.
    • In seas up to eight feet and dangerous rip currents, two of the three Cuban migrants struggled to stay afloat.
    • We were told also by other beach strollers that children caught in the rip current earlier had to be rescued.
    • Conditions were rough in the river mouth and out to sea, with a strong rip current, heavy rain and thick cloud cover.
    • I swam right through the rip currents and broke through the surface on the other side.
    • To increase your chances of survival in a rip current, swimmers should swim parallel to the shore until the current lessens and then swim to shore.
    • Two people bathing in the sea at the Cove on July 22, 2000 had to be rescued when they got into difficulty in a dangerous rip current.
    • Swimmers caught in this current should swim parallel to the shore until they are out of the rip current.
    • If you're caught in a rip current, don't fight it by trying to swim directly to shore.
    • Before long, the two surfers were caught outside 30-foot closeout waves with no hopes of paddling back in against the torrential rip current.
    • Now known as Black Sunday, on that day 300 people were carried seaward in a rip current.
    • Crashing waves pose an obvious hazard, and then there are tides, rip currents and strong winds to consider.