You might be surprised how many coastal deaths are linked to alcohol. You should never go into the water after drinking.
Around 1 in 8 coastal deaths in the UK involve alcohol, and it is a contributing factor in many more water-related inciden
Alcohol can seriously impair your judgement, reactions and ability to swim.
All too often we hear of people who drown despite never intending to enter the water. Slips, trips and falls are common and many alcohol-related accidents begin near, rather than in the water.
All information is from RLNI and google searches