West Olive, MI

8:50 AM EDT on June 28, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Sheldon Dunes | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 646 ft 42.94 °N, 86.21 °W | Updated 35 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
64.9 °F
Feels Like 64.9 °F
N
0.7
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 2.2 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 41%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 9:27 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KBIV 281153Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 16/09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T01610094 10161 20111 50003
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 41%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 9:27 PM
Waxing Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KBIV 281153Z AUTO 18008KT 10SM CLR 16/09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T01610094 10161 20111 50003

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:13 AM EDT Jun. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 8 am EDT this
morning through Thursday afternoon...

* 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 include... South
Beach in South Haven... Grand Haven State Park... Pere Marquette
Park in Muskegon.

* Overview/potential impacts... south winds of 20 to 30 mph will
generate waves to 4 to 7 feet north of Holland today and waves
of 2 to 5 feet south of Holland. The most dangerous conditions
will be on the south side of pier structures. Conditions will
continue to be hazardous through Thursday morning, before winds
and waves diminish Thursday afternoon.

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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