Beach Hazard Statement Issued By National Weather Service

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The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Beach Hazard Statement, and also a Small Craft Advisory, both in effect until 10 pm Sunday evening. 

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1005 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

OHZ009>012-089-PAZ001-252215-
/O.CON.KCLE.BH.S.0008.170625T1600Z-170626T0200Z/
ERIE-LORAIN-CUYAHOGA-LAKE-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-
1005 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...HIGH SWIMMING RISK DUE TO WAVES AND CURRENTS.

* TIMING...NOON TODAY THROUGH 10 PM THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...BEACHES EAST OF LORAIN OHIO ALONG LAKE ERIE.

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.

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