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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1047 PM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-170900-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170717T0900Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
1047 PM EDT SUN JUL 16 2017 /947 PM CDT SUN JUL 16 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT /4 AM
CDT/ MONDAY...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WAVES OF 5 TO 8 FEET WILL SUBSIDE
  TO 3 TO 5 FEET TOWARD DAYBREAK MONDAY. THESE HIGH WAVES WILL
  LEAD TO DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

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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