Rip current warning banners for Fuengirola’s beaches

The portable banners can be placed anywhere rip currents are detected

The banners warn that swimming is prohibited and give tips on how to escape the current if caught

FUENGIROLA’S council has introduced 10 vertical banners that will be used to warn swimmers of the presence of rip currents at local beaches, and give them information on how to swim to their safety.

The portable banners – similar to those used for promotional purposes by businesses – have been made available to the town’s lifeguard service and can be placed at any point along the town’s coastline when there is a rip current present, or if risks are detected.

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