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Bournemouth beach busy again as coastguard urges people to ‘take extra care’ in sea

Telegraph, 01 Aug 2020
Bournemouth beach was busy again on Saturday as the warm weather continued.

The UK’s coastguard has urged people to be careful in the sea, after they had their busiest day for more than four years on Friday.

The total number of UK incidents was 329, including 232 callouts for coastguard rescue teams, 129 for lifeboats, 22 requiring aircraft and three for a hovercraft.

Friday was the hottest day of the year so far and the third hottest ever recorded in the UK.

Julie-Anne Wood of the Coastguard said people should “check and double check the tide times”

She also said people should be aware of rip tides.

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