The Coast Guard warns boaters to wear a life jacket and dress for winter when the water is below 60 degrees. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: USCG Warns Boaters to Dress for Winter

“Dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature.” It’s not a new message, but cold-water tragedies continue to happen in the Bay region. So the Coast Guard is again urging boaters to prepare for the worst if you’re on the water this time of year. As Cheryl Costello reports, if the water’s under 60 degrees, it’s drysuit season.

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