Bailey, MI (49303)

5:43 PM EDT on June 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Indian Lakes Road | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 784 ft 43.20 °N, 85.71 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
72.5 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
N
0.6
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 1.2 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 9:27 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KFFX 242132Z AUTO 29016G23KT 10SM SCT050 SCT065 20/06 A2994 RMK AO2 T02040061
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Heat Index 77 °F
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 9:27 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KFFX 242132Z AUTO 29016G23KT 10SM SCT050 SCT065 20/06 A2994 RMK AO2 T02040061

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:34 PM EDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a beach
hazards statement... which is in effect through Sunday 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 Grand Haven to Pentwater.

* Overview/potential impacts... westerly winds will increase to
around 20 mph today... which will build waves into the 3 to 5
foot range. Conditions will remain similar into Sunday... with
possibly a better chance at reaching the 3 to 5 foot wave
range. Dangerous swimming conditions develop when waves reach
this height.

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.