129  
WHUS43 KDLH 230946  
CFWDLH  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
   
..HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY
 
 
MNZ037-WIZ001-240000-  
/O.NEW.KDLH.BH.S.0010.190823T1800Z-190824T0000Z/  
CARLTON AND SOUTH ST. LOUIS-DOUGLAS-  
446 AM CDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A BEACH HAZARDS  
STATEMENT, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* LOCATIONS...PARK POINT BEACH.  
 
* TIMING...  
 
* DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE LAKE  
SUPERIOR SHORELINE DUE TO HIGH WAVE ACTION AND STRONG RIP  
CURRENTS.  
 
* HIGH WAVE ACTION...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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