Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
441 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-251645-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170627T0000Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
441 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017 /341 AM CDT SUN JUN 25 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS... WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO
  20 MPH, WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH AT TIMES, ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  MONDAY RESULTING IN 3 TO 5 FOOT WAVES ALONG THE SHORELINE AND
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.
PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM THE SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

&&

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