Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
MNZ037-WIZ001-240400-
/O.NEW.KDLH.BH.S.0007.160723T1517Z-160724T0400Z/
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DULUTH...SUPERIOR...
AND PARK POINT BEACH
1017 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A BEACH HAZARDS
STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...PARK POINT BEACH

* DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY THE
  MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON ALONG THE LAKE SUPERIOR SHORELINE DUE
  TO HIGH WAVE ACTION AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION ALONE CAN MAKE SWIMMING DIFFICULT ON DAYS
  SUCH AS THIS. INCOMING WAVES IN RAPID SUCCESSION CAN TIRE A
  SWIMMER QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS IN SANDBARS...
NEAR SHORELINE STRUCTURES SUCH AS PENINSULAS OR BREAKWALLS...AND
NEAR RIVER MOUTHS.

FOR ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION AND PRECAUTIONS...PLEASE VISIT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DULUTH

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