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

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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1109 AM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

MIZ016-019-021-161615-
/O.CAN.KAPX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140816T2000Z/
EMMET-CHARLEVOIX-ANTRIM-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...PETOSKEY...CHARLEVOIX...MANCELONA
1109 AM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS CANCELLED THE BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT.

$$

MIZ020-025-031-162000-
/O.CON.KAPX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140816T2000Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-MANISTEE-
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...MANISTEE
1109 AM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES ALONG THE LAKE MICHIGAN SHORELINE.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 25 MPH THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE WINDS SHIFT TO
  NORTHWEST. THIS MAY ALLOW TO FORMATION OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
  ELSEWHERE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/APX




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