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Hypothermia: Surviving in Cold Water


By James Lubner
Revised 2012 by Phil Moy

4-page fact sheet

If boating or fishing on the Great Lakes, know how to survive the risk of hypothermia. In 10-15 minutes cold water can begin cooling your body’s core. Included is a hypothermia chart based on water temperature, hypothermia symptoms and first aid, and information on personal flotation devices (PDFs).

Publication #: WISCU-G-12-008