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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
318 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

INZ003-MIZ077-310400-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-150601T0000Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
318 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015 /218 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

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

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
  WITH HIGHER GUSTS CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY. WAVE HEIGHTS OF 6 TO
  10 FEET AS WELL. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CREATE STRONG CURRENTS
  ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERN SHORES OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

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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