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

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:21 AM CDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

* locations... the beaches of Duluth and Superior.

* Timing... today, but primarily this morning.

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