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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
300 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

INZ003-110300-
/O.EXB.KIWX.BH.S.0011.000000T0000Z-140911T2000Z/
LA PORTE-
200 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF
  20 TO 30 MPH WILL VEER NORTHWEST THIS EVENING. NORTH TO
  NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WILL THEN PERSIST THURSDAY INTO
  FRIDAY...BEFORE SUBSIDING FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS 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.

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.

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

&&

$$

MIZ077-110300-
/O.EXT.KIWX.BH.S.0011.000000T0000Z-140911T2000Z/
BERRIEN-
300 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS OF
  20 TO 30 MPH WILL VEER NORTHWEST THIS EVENING. NORTH TO
  NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WILL THEN PERSIST THURSDAY INTO
  FRIDAY...BEFORE SUBSIDING FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS 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.

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.

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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