With temperatures continuing to climb across the country, everyone is rushing to get into their bathing suits and hit the beach. But be wary, beachgoers. The ocean is not always calm and gentle. Sometimes waves come crashing when you least expect it and... well, you'll see what happens below.

Check out these funny videos of people getting wiped out by waves on the beach. Maybe you'll even learn something. The biggest lesson? Never, ever turn your back on the ocean. Don't forget to vote for the best wipeout!

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  • Look Behind You

    Never turn your back on the ocean.

  • Taken For A Ride

    Some free water transportation.

  • SI Cover Model Wipeout

    Waves are not afraid to go after anyone, not even <em>Sports Illustrated</em> swimsuit models.

  • Multiple Wipeouts

    The big waves keep coming, but he won't get out of the way.

  • Coming Back For More

    First they knock her over, then they come back to finish the job.

  • Perfect Attitude

    If a wave is going to wipe you out, might as well have a good sense of humor about it.

  • Tough Kid

    She takes a face plant, but is only concerned with getting her tube back. Respect.

  • Surprise Wave

    Again, don't turn your back on the ocean.

  • Double Wipeout

    These guys were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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