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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
930 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016


MIZ048-049-055-063-300200-
/O.CAN.KDTX.BH.S.0007.000000T0000Z-160729T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KDTX.BH.S.0008.160729T1200Z-160730T0200Z/
BAY-HURON-SANILAC-ST. CLAIR-
930 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED FOR THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS...EXPECTED.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM LINWOOD BEACH TO PORT HURON
  INCLUDING...

LINWOOD BEACH...CASEVILLE...SAND POINT... PORT CRESCENT STATE
PARK...PORT AUSTIN...HARBOR BEACH... PORT SANILAC...LEXINGTON...
BIRCH BEACH...LAKEPORT... FORT GRATIOT...PORT HURON...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST TO 20
  KNOTS AGAIN ON FRIDAY. THIS INCREASED ONSHORE FLOW WILL CREATE
  HIGH WAVE CONDITIONS THAT WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT DANGEROUS WAVES AND CURRENTS PLEASE VISIT
DANGEROUSCURRENTS.ORG (ALL LOWER CASE)

CHILDREN SHOULD NOT ENTER THE WATER UNSUPERVISED AND WITHOUT A
CERTIFIED FLOTATION DEVICE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR
NEAR THE WATER. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND SIGNS POSTED NEAR
BEACH ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.

&&

$$

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