Beach Safety Information

Beach Safety

There is nothing like a great day at the beach, but accidents can occur. Marine animals, structures along the beach and rip currents can turn your enjoyable day into a potential nightmare. By understanding what to look out for and how to deal with some of the potential dangers, you can leave the beach with just a suntan and good memories! read on Beach Safety

Rip Current Safety and Survival

Rip Current Safety and Survival

Rip currents are responsible for the majority of drowning deaths in Florida. Learn more about rip currents and the best way to survive if you get caught in one. read on Rip Current Safety and Survival

Piers, Jetties and Rocks

Piers, Jetties and Rocks

Although interesting, these structures play a big part in the injuries and accidents that occur on our beaches. read on Piers, Jetties and Rocks

Marine Life You May Encounter

Marine Life You May Encounter

There are a large variety of animals that frequent our waters. Learning a little bit about what you see out in the "deep blue" can be keep you and your family in the know! read on Marine Life You May Encounter

Rip Current Safety

Rip currents are responsible for 95% of marine rescues on Manatee County beaches. In this video Manatee County's Marine Rescue division tells us what rip currents are, what to do if you find yourself in one and the precautions to can take before even entering the water.