Northern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:22 AM EDT Sep. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 3 PM EDT this
afternoon...

* locations... the beaches of Lucas, Ottawa, Erie, Lorain,
Cuyahoga, lake, and Ashtabula counties in Ohio and Erie County
in Pennsylvania.

* Timing... through 3 PM Saturday.

* Impacts... high swimming risk from waves and dangerous currents.

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.