Northern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:01 AM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect from noon EDT today
through this evening...

* locations... beaches of Erie and Chautauqua counties.

* Timing... from late this morning through late this evening.

* Impacts... strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when there is a high swim
risk. This means life threatening waves and currents are
expected. Stay out of the water and stay away from dangerous
areas like piers and breakwalls.