CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — King High School senior Je'Sani Smith's friends said he was 6'5" and was a strong swimmer, but sadly he was no match for the dangerous rip currents at Whitecap Beach last week.

Smith went missing last Thursday after being caught up in a rip current at Whitecap Beach. His body was not found until Sunday.

3News has been speaking with experts about the high risk of rip currents in our coastal waters, and how officials warn beach goers about the conditions out there.

Kiii News Reporter Taylor Alanis went Live from Bob Hall Pier with more.

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