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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
502 AM EDT MON JUN 26 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-261715-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170627T0800Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
502 AM EDT MON JUN 26 2017 /402 AM CDT MON JUN 26 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* 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 15 TO
  25 MPH WILL CAUSE 4 TO 8 FOOT WAVES ALONG THE SHORELINE
  RESULTING IN 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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