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WHUS43 KIWX 241434
CFWIWX

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1034 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

INZ003-MIZ077-242245-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-170725T0000Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
1034 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017 /934 AM CDT MON JUL 24 2017/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM
CDT/ THIS EVENING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...GUSTY NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
  WAVE HEIGHTS 3 TO 5 FEET. THESE HIGH WAVES WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS LIFE THREATENING SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT THE LAKE
  MICHIGAN BEACHES.

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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