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WHUS43 KIWX 210243
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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1043 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

MIZ077-210600-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0013.000000T0000Z-150821T0600Z/
BERRIEN-
1043 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH EASING TO 5
  TO 15 MPH BY EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
  3 FEET BY DAYBREAK.

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 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.

&&

$$

INZ003-210600-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0013.000000T0000Z-150821T0600Z/
LA PORTE-
1043 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
FRIDAY...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BY EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
  SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY DAYBREAK.

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 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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