Tybee Island Fire Dept Chief C.L. Sasser told WTOC the water at Tybee beach is closed for swimming due to very strong rip currents from Tropical Storm Beryl.
Only people that have floatation devices tethered, or strapped to them by rope will be allowed in the water, but they're not allowed in any farther than knee-deep.
As of now, the beach is still open to the public for sunbathing, walking around and activities.
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