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Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant

Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant

It’s almost time for summer fun outdoors and on the water, and that means it’s time to remember, safety first! Sea Grant programs across the nation share information and advice related to safe practices in coastal environments. As we approach summer, be sure to check out these resources for boating and coastal recreation safety.


Surfers walk along Grand Haven beach, Lake Michigan. (Photo by Dave Brenner | Michigan Sea Grant)

Boating safety


Rip current warning signs are displayed in Michigan’s AuTrain Bay. (Photo by Todd Marsee | Michigan Sea Grant)


Activities in the water


With hurricane season starting June 1, it’s also important to familiarize yourself with risks from coastal storms. Here are steps you can take to become more knowledgeable and prepared.



Waves in Virginia during Hurricane Dorian. (Photo by Aileen Devlin | Virginia Sea Grant)

Hurricane preparedness


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