It is not only on the west coast, the rip currents are creating problems for bathers.
the Three brothers at 6, 8 and 11 years was last week caught by the tide, as they were to bathe in the water at Hornbæk Harbour in the north of Zealand.
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Subsequently, Nordkystens Lifeguards received several inquiries from swimmers who believe they have spotted rip currents along the coast, writes TV 2 Lorry.
So now something is being done. Therefore, trying livredderne with a new initiative, which they hope will lead to increased knowledge about the dangerous rip currents, which annually are to blame in drownings.
Livredderne pours a red dye in the water. In this way one can clearly see how much power a hestehul is able to create, and how easily you can be drawn out on the open sea.
More than 200 people showed up, since Nordkystens Lifeguards last week poured a bucket of red dye in the water. Previously livredderne also had drones in the air to film the experiment, which has been to a video on Facebook.
TV 2 Lorry has interviewed John Mogensen, head of Nordkystens Livredningstjeneste. He describes rip currents as ’stepping out in a river, you can't see’.
- There is only one thing to keep in mind: If there is a big pile of stones, so bad far away from them, " says John Mogensen for TV 2 Lorry.
rip currents arise mostly out for jetties or breakwaters. They are difficult to spot and may not necessarily be seen from the country. The phenomenon is also known as revlehul and are especially prevalent off the north coast of Zealand and along the west coast of jutland.