Door Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:15 AM CDT Sep. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect until 1 PM CDT this

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

* 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.

* Persistent southeast winds will bring waves of 3 to 5 feet to
the Lake Michigan shore of northeast Wisconsin through early
afternoon, resulting in hazardous 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.