Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
400 AM EDT WED JUN 28 2017

MIZ014-290100-
/O.NEW.KMQT.BH.S.0002.170628T1500Z-170629T0100Z/
SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
400 AM EDT WED JUN 28 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS, WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG THE SHORELINES OF UPPER MICHIGAN.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS: EXPECTED.

* STRONG OUTLET CURRENTS: EXPECTED.

LOCATIONS/IMPACTS

FOR SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY: CURRENT RELATED FATALITIES AND
RESCUES IN THE PAST HAVE OCCURRED DURING WAVE CONDITIONS SIMILAR
TO TODAY NEAR LAKEVIEW PARK AND NEAR SEUL CHOIX POINT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY
OUT OF THE WATER. PAY ATTENTION TO BEACH FLAGS AND SIGNS POSTED
AT BEACH ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.

DANGEROUS CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU OUT AWAY FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR
MOST OFTEN AT BREAKS OR LOW SPOTS IN SANDBARS, NEAR SHORELINE
STRUCTURES, AND NEAR RIVER MOUTHS OR OTHER WATER OUTLETS.

&&

$$

RITZMAN



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