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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
357 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

MIZ043-050-056-064-071-251600-
/O.EXT.KGRR.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-170627T0400Z/
OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
357 AM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

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

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST. JOSEPH TO PENTWATER.

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...

  NORTH BEACH IN SOUTH HAVEN...
  HOLLAND STATE PARK...
  MUSKEGON STATE PARK...
  MEARS STATE PARK...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WESTERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS
  WILL BE COMMON THROUGH MONDAY. WAVES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ARE EXPECTED
  TODAY. A BRIEF LULL WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING...BEFORE WAVES BUILD
  INTO THE 4 TO 7 FOOT RANGE FOR MONDAY. DANGEROUS WAVES AND
  CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. WITH THE WIND
  TRENDING TOWARDS NORTHWEST...NORTH SIDES OF NORTH PIERS WILL BE
  DANGEROUS PLACES TO SWIM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

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.

A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.

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.

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/GRR

DUKE




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
535 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-260945-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Clare-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-Isabella-Muskegon-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Ottawa-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-Allegan-Barry-Eaton-
Ingham-Van Buren-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
535 AM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest Lower
Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An isolated thunderstorm is possible both today and tonight.
Severe weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

An isolated thunderstorm is possible on Monday as well. Any storms
will remain below severe levels.

The threat for heavy rain is being monitored in the Wednesday
through Friday time frame of the upcoming work week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



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