Cottesloe Warnings and Dangers

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    Beach conditions

    by albaaust Updated Sep 28, 2006

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    A rip forming

    This is a danger not just to tourists but anyone visiting the beach. Rips can occur quite suddenly and before you know it you can be swept out to sea or not knowing what is happening tire yourself out completely trying to swim against a strong current.

    Rips can be identified when you can see a lot of sand being moved out to sea in the water.

    The best thing you can do to avoid being caught in a rip is to swim at beaches that are patrolled and swim between the red flags.

    If you do get caught in a rip don't panic. Don't swim against the current but parallel to the shore-you'll end up further along the beach but at least you will be safe.
    See also RIPS

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    Red as a beetroot

    by albaaust Updated Sep 28, 2006

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    This is obvious but maybe not to some-don't lie out in the sun in the middle of summer without protection ie., sunblock, hat, umbrella.

    Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world-our sun is pretty fierce and it can be deceptive!!

    See Sunsense information

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    Watch your belongings

    by albaaust Written Sep 27, 2006

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    Unfortunately, one of the dangers of having many people from all walks of life congregating in one area is that some people take advantage of the situation.

    Leave your valuables at home!! If you do need to have money, wallet, watch, camera etc do not leave it unattended!

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