Door Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:41 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 4 am CDT Friday
through late Friday night...

* 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.

* Strong northeast winds will bring waves of 3 to 5 feet to the
Lake Michigan shore of Door County and waves of 4 to 6 feet
along the shore through Kewaunee and Manitowoc counties
through late Saturday night, resulting in dangerous swimming
conditions.

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.