How to be Coastsmart 2018-07-05T22:21:41+00:00
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NEAR THE WATER

IN THE WATER

YOUR COASTAL ADVENTURE BEGINS WITH THE THREE T’S

TRIP PLANNING

TRIP PLANNING

  • Plan your time. Don’t get trapped by high tides.
  • Know where you are going. Check beach signs for your location.
  • Know the terrain and check the weather and wave forecasts.

TRAINING

TRAINING

  • Take a lesson.
  • Learn about the hazards and how to mitigate them.
  • Review this website for safety tips.

TAKING THE ESSENTIALS

TAKING THE ESSENTIALS

  • Take a communications device (phone, personal locator beacon, VHF radio).
  • Bring the essentials (water, food, warm and weather proof clothing, appropriate footwear, flashlight).
  • Considering the hazards, take appropriate equipment for the activity (wetsuit, personal floatation device).

TOP PICKS FOR SWIMMING WITH KIDS

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TOP PICKS FOR STORM WATCHING

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