Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019
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Ocean City Beach Patrol Testing for Summer 2019

The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold a pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Saturday, June 1, to fill openings in the 2019 employment roster. The pre-employment evaluation…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol to hold testing for summer employment on April 28
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Ocean City Beach Patrol to hold testing for summer employment on April 28

The Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) will hold a pre-employment physical skills evaluation on Sunday, April 28 to fill openings in the 2019 employment roster. The pre-employment evaluation…

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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak
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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak

Itchy rashes, a “prickling” feeling in the ocean, discomfort under the bathing suit: Maryland’s Eastern Shore is currently in the throes of a sea lice outbreak, and if…

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Ocean City Beach Patrol Coverage Reduced As Seasonal Employees Head Home
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Ocean City Beach Patrol Coverage Reduced As Seasonal Employees Head Home

Ocean City, Maryland – (August 20, 2018): As Ocean City’s seasonal employees begin to head home, the Ocean City Beach Patrol is reminding beachgoers that the number of surf…

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Stories From the Stands: OCBP Crew Chief Steven DeKemper
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Stories From the Stands: OCBP Crew Chief Steven DeKemper

The Ocean City Beach Patrol mans 10 miles of beach every summer from the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend to Sunfest Weekend, which is usually the third weekend…

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Ocean City MD Beach Patrol Leader in Rip Current Predictions
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Ocean City MD Beach Patrol Leader in Rip Current Predictions

For almost 80 years, past and present members of the elite lifeguarding team known as the Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) have dedicated their summers to education, research…

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Dealing with Rip Currents in Ocean City
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Dealing with Rip Currents in Ocean City

Beach Safety Navigation The ocean can be a very safe place if you take the time to understand beach and water safety. Many misconceptions about the ocean exist…

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Beach safety
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Beach safety

The beach can be a very safe place if you take the time to understand sand and water safety. Many misconceptions about beach safety exist and contribute to…

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Don’t drink alcohol on OC beach
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Don’t drink alcohol on OC beach

The beach may seem like a great place to relax and enjoy alcoholic beverages, however, it is both illegal and unsafe to do so. Compounded by the heat,…

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Why is the water so cold?
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Why is the water so cold?

It’s July. Or maybe, as you’re reading this, it’s June or August. The point is, it’s hot outside. Sweltering, even. You’ve been soaking up the sun for a…

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