Northern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:50 PM EDT Aug. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Wednesday

* locations... beaches of Lake Erie from Lorain County to Erie
County Pennsylvania.

* Timing... tonight through Wednesday.

* Impacts... high swimming risk from waves and dangerous currents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when swimming risks exist
from a combination of wind and large waves including rip currents
and longshore currents. These swimming risks can create life-
threatening conditions even for good swimmers. Follow the
instruction of local authorities or stay out of the water.