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Indiana, La Porte

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:19 AM CDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on August 18, 2017


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 5 PM EDT /4 PM
CDT/ this afternoon...

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.

* Strong rip currents expected.

* Strong structural currents expected.

* Overview/potential impacts... west to northwest winds 10 to 20
mph causing waves of 3 to 6 feet. These high waves will result
in dangerous swimming conditions at Lake Michigan beaches
through this afternoon.

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.





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