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Rough waves caused by Hurricane Arthur create dangerous conditions at Orchard Beach

People were at Orchard Beach today to enjoy

People were at Orchard Beach today to enjoy the Fourth of July with their families. Photo Credit: News 12 The Bronx

THE BRONX - Many Bronx residents are hitting the borough's beaches this Fourth of July, despite some rough waves from Hurricane Arthur.

People were at Orchard Beach Friday to enjoy the national holiday with their families.

While the water was relatively calm Friday morning, the waves are expected to grow in size now that Arthur is moving up the East Coast.

Bronx residents are warned to take caution at the beach throughout the Independence Day weekend.

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