This summer there has been a record number of drownings and most of them could have been avoided.
The one thing you can do today, and share with your friends, is download the SLSA Beachsafe app. Find a patrolled beach, check live conditions, read our coastal safety briefs, and learn about being safe at the beach.
So can you spot a rip current and do you know what to do if you get caught in one?
Watch this video as it could save your life and for more info on beach safety click here.