Carlton/South St. Louis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a beach hazards
statement, which is in effect through this evening.

* Locations... Park Point beach and Wisconsin Point.

* Dangerous swimming conditions... are expected along the Lake
Superior shoreline due to high wave action and strong rip
currents.

* High wave action... can make swimming difficult on days such as
this. Incoming waves in rapid succession can tire a swimmer
quickly.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots in sandbars...
near shoreline structures such as peninsulas or breakwalls... and
near river mouths.

For additional safety information and precautions... please visit
www.Weather.Gov/Duluth



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