Origin of riptiderip + tide
Tropical storms can create dangerous riptides along the shore.
The definition of a riptide is a strong current pulling towards the sea.
An example of a riptide is the pull of the water that can make a man fall while wading in the sea.
a current opposing other currents, producing violently disturbed water; esp., the strong, narrow flow of seawater that rushes seaward after incoming waves pile up on the shore
also written rip tide
- A particularly strong tidal current which may e.g. carry a swimmer far offshore.
- A rip current.
- This beach suffers from a riptide that can easily sweep you out to sea.
- Riptide Run: If you love inner-tubing, this attraction is for you.
- Then, take a break at the Beach Chalet and enjoy a Riptide Red Ale while enjoying a view of the Pacific Ocean.While this is the end of the article it's only the beginning of things to do in San Francisco.
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