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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
336 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

INZ003-MIZ077-140300-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0011.000000T0000Z-140914T0300Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
336 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014 /236 PM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT
/10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
  BECOMING NORTHEAST AND DIMINISHING THIS EVENING. THESE WINDS
  WILL LEAD TO HIGH WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS... ESPECIALLY
  NEAR PIERS AND BREAK WALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING RIP 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 SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

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