Carlton/South St. Louis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:13 AM CDT Sep. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a beach hazards
statement, which is in effect through this evening.

* Locations... the beaches of Duluth and Superior... especially
Minnesota Point, Park Point, and Wisconsin Point.

* Timing... today and this evening.

* Dangerous swimming conditions... are expected along the Lake
Superior shoreline due to high wave action and strong rip

* High wave action... can make swimming difficult on days such as
this. Incoming waves in rapid succession can tire a swimmer

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots in sandbars...
near shoreline structures such as peninsulas or breakwalls... and
near river mouths.

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