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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:26 PM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect from 9 am CDT Saturday
through Sunday afternoon...

* high wave action... large waves and dangerous currents are
expected. Conditions are life threatening.

* Strong structural currents... expected

* strong longshore currents... expected

* rip currents... expected

* timing... waves will build on Saturday, with a high swim risk
expected from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* Location... beaches from Milwaukee to Kenosha. Beaches with
particularly dangerous conditions include...

Atwater beach in Milwaukee...

Bradford beach in Milwaukee...

North Beach in Racine...

Zoo beach in Racine...

Sam Myers beach in Racine...

Wind Point Lighthouse Beach in Racine...

Eichelman beach in Kenosha...

Southport Park beach in Kenosha...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.




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