When late summer arrives, the Northern Lake Michigan waters are the warmest and make for some of the best swimming all summer. It is also the time of year when the winds start changing and strong winds can make for Rip Currents on the beaches. 

Before heading out to the Lakeshore beaches, brush up on your water safety tips for how to recognize how the winds and the waves can impact your swimming or water activities. 

Review a short video about Lake Michigan currents from the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project on their Youtube.