Members of Coast Guard Station Galveston, Galveston Island Beach Patrol
Interviews on rip current safety, rescue demonstrations
10 a.m. Friday, July 2, 2021
Seawall Boulevard and 17th Street, Galveston, Texas, 77550
— Members of the Coast Guard and Galveston Island Beach Patrol are scheduled to
provide interviews on rip current safety in Galveston, Texas, Friday.
Guard Station Galveston crew members and Peter Davis, chief of the Galveston
Island Beach Patrol, will discuss local rip current and water hazards and
recommend safety practices for July Fourth weekend.
matter experts will provide interviews in both English and Spanish.
Galveston Island Beach Patrol lifeguards will demonstrate rip current rescues
and lifesaving techniques.
open-water drownings have occurred in Galveston so far this summer.