Manitowoc Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:09 AM CDT Sep. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 6 am CDT early
this morning...

* high wave action, strong currents, and dangerous swimming
conditions expected.

* Location...

beaches of Door County including Rock Island state beach,
Baileys Harbor beaches, and Whitefish Dunes Beach.

Beaches of Kewaunee County including Cresent Beach and city of
Kewaunee beach.

Beaches of Manitowoc County including Point Beach, neshotah
beach, and red arrow beach.

* South winds flowing up the long axis of Lake Michigan were
bringing 4 to 5 foot waves to the beaches of northeast
Wisconsin, resulting in dangerous swimming conditions early this
morning. The winds will diminish and shift to the southwest this
morning, allowing the waves to subside.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High wave action makes swimming difficult as waves on the Great
Lakes occur in rapid succession. High wave action also leads to
strong currents.