Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
733 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

MIZ015-016-019>021-025-031-221945-
/O.CON.KAPX.BH.S.0002.140722T1200Z-140723T0300Z/
MACKINAC-EMMET-CHARLEVOIX-LEELANAU-ANTRIM-BENZIE-MANISTEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...ST. IGNACE...PETOSKEY...CHARLEVOIX...
NORTHPORT...MANCELONA...FRANKFORT...MANISTEE
733 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

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

* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES ALONG THE NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
  SHORELINE...AS WELL AS THE BEACHES ALONG US-2 IN MACKINAC
  COUNTY.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTH WINDS TURNING SOUTHWEST
  AROUND 15 MPH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 30 MPH. CHOPPY CONDITIONS WITH
  WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...TO AS HIGH AS 6 FEET LOCALLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

LAWRENCE



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