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High rip current risk for Saturday

Long Island lifeguards participated in the Jones Beach

Long Island lifeguards participated in the Jones Beach Lifeguard Tournament. Teams of up to eight lifeguards from Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Tobay, Fire Island and Long Beach competed in several categories, including a two-mile beach run, landline rescue and a distance paddle. (July 17, 2012) Credit: Newsday Alejandra Villa

There's a high rip current risk in effect Saturday afternoon into the evening for the Atlantic Ocean beaches, the National Weather Service said.

The rip current risk is moderate in the morning, increasing to high later in the day, the weather service said.

The surf height is predicted to be 3 to 5 feet, the service said.

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