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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
923 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

MNZ037-WIZ001-010100-
/O.NEW.KDLH.BH.S.0001.150630T1423Z-150701T0100Z/
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-DOUGLAS-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...DULUTH...SUPERIOR...
AND PARK POINT BEACH
923 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

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

* LOCATION...PARK POINT BEACH

* DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING ALONG THE LAKE
  SUPERIOR SHORELINE DUE TO HIGH WAVE ACTION AND STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED AND WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE DAY.

* 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

&&

$$

JJM

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