Every spring, we have these wonderful days (like today into the weekend) where the weather just blossoms into full summer mode – and we are understandably giddy with joy.

However, while you’re out there enjoying the beach and the riverside (as well you should!), keep in mind that winter conditions still exist when it comes to water and water dangers – it’s still dangerously cold in both our rivers and the ocean.

So even though the air is intoxicatingly warm, we’re still in the Pacfic Northwest. And that means cold water, strong tidal currents, and rip currents in the ocean, year round.

Show transcript avaialble here: http://shipreport.nfshost.com/audio/SRTranscript050924.pdf