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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
915 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

ILZ006-014-011015-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0006.160701T1100Z-160701T2300Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-
915 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST ILLINOIS BEACHES.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...4 TO 7 FT.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

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 INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS. IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH
PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE
ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE DIRECTION.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES
VISIT...WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

&&

$$

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
915 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

INZ001-002-011015-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0006.160701T1100Z-160702T0500Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-
915 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATION...NORTHWESTERN INDIANA BEACHES.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 8 FT.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

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 INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS. IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH
PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE
ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE DIRECTION.

&&

$$

KJB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
1030 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

INZ003-MIZ077-011030-
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0005.160701T0900Z-160702T1200Z/
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
1030 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016 /930 PM CDT THU JUN 30 2016/

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EDT /4 AM
CDT/ FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION EXPECTED...

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...PARTICULARLY ON THE
  NORTH SIDES OF PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...A COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG
  NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH. THIS WILL LEAD TO WAVE
  HEIGHTS OF 4 TO 7 FEET...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS MOVING FROM
  NORTH TO SOUTH...STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS ON THE NORTH SIDES
  OF PIERS AND BREAKWALLS...AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

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 THE 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
949 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

MIZ037-043-050-056-064-071-011000-
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0007.160701T0400Z-160702T0400Z/
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
949 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
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 MANISTEE.

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS ON FRIDAY
  INCLUDE...

NORTH BEACH IN SOUTH HAVEN...HOLLAND STATE PARK...MUSKEGON STATE
PARK...MEARS STATE PARK IN PENTWATER...STEARNS PARK IN LUDINGTON.

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH/NORTHWEST
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH. WAVES WILL
  BUILD TO 3 TO 6 FEET BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS AND
  WAVES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY...AND DIMINISH FRIDAY
  EVENING. THESE CONDITIONS WILL PRODUCE VERY DANGEROUS
  CURRENTS...ESPECIALLY ON THE NORTH SIDE OF PIERS AND
  BREAKWALLS.

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.

&&

$$


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