Door Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:15 PM CDT Jun. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 9 am CDT
Wednesday through Thursday morning...

* high wave action, strong currents, and dangerous swimming
conditions expected.

* Location...

beaches of Door County including Rock Island state beach,
Baileys Harbor beaches, and Whitefish Dunes Beach.

Beaches of Kewaunee County including Cresent Beach and city of
Kewaunee beach.

Beaches of Manitowoc County including Point Beach, neshotah
beach, and red arrow beach.

* Strong south winds will bring waves of 5 to 8 feet to the Lake
Michigan shore of northeast Wisconsin Wednesday morning
through Thursday morning, resulting in dangerous swimming
conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High wave action makes swimming difficult as waves on the Great
Lakes occur in rapid succession. High wave action also leads to
strong currents.



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