Cuyahoga Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:01 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from this afternoon through
late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a beach
hazards statement... which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon
through late tonight.

* Locations... Lake Erie beaches of Erie... Lorain and Cuyahoga
counties in Northern Ohio.

* Timing... from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 am Tuesday.

* 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.