Racine Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:28 AM CDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
evening...

* high wave action... large waves and dangerous currents are
expected. Conditions are life threatening.

* Strong structural currents... expected

* strong longshore currents... expected

* rip currents... possible

* location... beaches from Milwaukee to Kenosha. Beaches with
particularly dangerous conditions include...

    Atwater beach in Village of Shorewood...

    Bayview Beach in Milwaukee...

    doctors beach in the Village of Fox Point...

    Big Bay beach in the Village of Whitefish Bay...

    McKinley beach in Milwaukee...

    Grant Park beach in Milwaukee...

    Bender beach in Oak Creek...

    Shoop Park beach in Racine...

    parkway beach in Racine...

    North Beach in Racine...

    Wind Point Lighthouse Beach in Racine...

    Simmons Island beach in Kenosha...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Dangerous pounding waves and life-threatening currents are
expected at the beaches. People visiting the beaches should stay
out of the water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.




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