Ocean swimming safety

The ocean is a hazardous environment at any time and ocean swimmers must always respect it.

Conditions can change in the blink of an eye and can catch out even the most experienced ocean swimmer. Ocean swimming safety should be your first priority, to stay safe follow these ocean swimming safety tips.

Ocean swimming safety tips

  • Always swim with a friend at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
  • Wear a fluro swim cap to identify yourself in the water
  • Know your limits and if in doubt stay out
  • Before your swim, check conditions at the start and end points

Learn about avoiding risks by following OceanFit’s Ocean Responsibility Code.

Ocean Responsibility Code logo that says 'Keep to the code, have fun and stay safe. Know your ocean responsibility code.'

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