Northern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:15 AM EDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a beach
hazards statement, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* Locations... Lake, Ashtabula and Erie counties.

* Timing... through 8 PM this evening.

* 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.