Decatur, MI (49045)

1:57 PM EDT on June 25, 2017 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated 6 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
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Wind Variable Wind from North
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Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4900 ft
Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
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6:09 AM 9:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KHAI 251735Z AUTO 28016G20KT 10SM SCT049 SCT055 21/07 A3008 RMK AO2 T02100069
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4900 ft
Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
6:09 AM 9:23 PM
Waxing Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KHAI 251735Z AUTO 28016G20KT 10SM SCT049 SCT055 21/07 A3008 RMK AO2 T02100069

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:27 AM EDT Jun. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains 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.