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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
352 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-271200-
/O.EXT.KIWX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170627T1200Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
352 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017 /252 AM CDT TUE JUN 27 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT /7 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE OCCURRING...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS... WAVES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ARE EXPECTED
  EARLY THIS MORNING 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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