Conditions that increase your risk of getting stung by jellyfish include:

  • Swimming on a downwind shore
  • Swimming at times when jellyfish appear in large numbers (a jellyfish bloom)
  • Swimming or diving in jellyfish areas without protective clothing
  • Playing or sunbathing where jellyfish are washed up on the beach
  • Swimming in a place known to have many jellyfish
Sept. 15, 2015