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Learning about the dangers of cold water in Spring on Coast Live

Learning about the dangers of cold water in Spring on Coast Live
Posted at 2:21 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 14:21:42-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - As Spring warms up, many people are tempted to hit the beach or go out on the boat believing the water is warm too.

Rachel Davis from the  Coast Guard and meteorologist Jeff Orrock with NOAA, warn us of hidden dangers from cold water this time of year. We talk about the risks and how to dress for the water and not just the weather.

For more information on how to properly prepare for cold water visit uscgboating.org.