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Swimmers should stay out of Lake Michigan through Tuesday night due to high waves, National Weather Service warns

Tuesday, July 02, 2013
The National Weather Service is warning swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan due to pounding waves and rip currents.

The National Weather Service is warning swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan due to pounding waves and rip currents. (WLS Photo)

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The National Weather Service is warning swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan due to pounding waves and rip currents. The warning is in effect through Tuesday night.

The weather service says waves on the lake could get as high as 7 feet.

It also warns of pounding waves and rip currents.

Those conditions are considered life-threatening for any swimmers.

People visiting beaches along Lake Michigan are urged to refrain from going in the water.

The warning was first issued on Monday.

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