Rip currents close beaches

Dangerous rip currents and high surf prompted closures at major Long Island beaches on Aug. 27, 2014. The beaches reopened the next morning, Aug. 28, just in time for Labor Day weekend. (Credit: Newsday/Chris Ware)

Dangerous rip currents and high surf prompted closures at major Long Island beaches on Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Newsday/Chris Ware)

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