Dangerous Swimming Conditions this morning (9/13) along Marquette and Alger County shorelines of Lake Superior

Dangerous Swimming Conditions Expected

on Lake Superior in Alger and Marquette Counties


There is a high swim risk along the shoreline of Alger and Marquette Counties. A high swim risk means that large waves (>4 ft) and dangerous rip currents are likely along the shore. Swimming conditions may be life threatening to anyone entering the water. 

Stay tuned to the latest Recreational Beach Forecasts and refer to the Beach Hazards Statement at


The Swim Risk Outlook for the next six days can be found on our Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook Page under Swim Risk at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mqt/?n=hwo

To learn about rip currents and other beach hazards on the Great Lakes, NWS beach forecasts and statements, and other water safety information, please visit our Great Lakes Beach Hazards Page at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mqt/?n=rip_toc


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