(WJW) – Swimmers are being warned to stay out of parts of Lake Erie from Monday evening through Tuesday evening.
According to the National Weather Service, a Beach Hazard Statement has been issued for Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Lake and Lorain Counties. The advisory is in effect from the evening of Monday, Aug. 7 to the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 8.
According to the alert, wind and wave action could make for a high risk of rip currents. The currents can quickly carry swimmers away from the shore.
Swimmers are being advised to stay out of the water.