697  
WHUS43 KDLH 212050  
CFWDLH  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
350 PM CDT THU SEP 21 2017  
 
MNZ037-WIZ001-220100-  
/O.CON.KDLH.BH.S.0026.000000T0000Z-170922T0100Z/  
CARLTON/SOUTHERN ST. LOUIS-DOUGLAS-  
350 PM CDT THU SEP 21 2017  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* LOCATION...PARK POINT BEACH  
 
* DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED 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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