Rip Currents: National Weather Service Mission and Partnerships, 2020 Edition

Rip Currents: National Weather Service Mission and Partnerships, 2020 Edition
This lesson begins with a basic description of rip currents and rip current safety and a look at the partnerships between the US National Weather Service (NWS), National Sea Grant College Program, and the United States Lifesaving Association. It includes a brief overview of various NWS products, including probabilistic products as well as output from the Nearshore Wave Prediction System. These products aid forecasters and partners in communicating rip current information. This lesson is one of three rip currents lessons available on MetEd.