Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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WHUS43 KIWX 242057
CFWIWX

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
457 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-250500-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170626T0000Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
457 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017 /357 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017/

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

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS... WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE
  EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY RESULTING IN 3 TO 5 FOOT WAVES ALONG
  THE SHORELINE CAUSING 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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