West Olive, MI

8:25 AM EDT on June 26, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Sheldon Dunes | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 646 ft 42.94 °N, 86.21 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
58.6 °F
Feels Like 58.6 °F
N
3.8
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 9.2 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2200 ft
Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 59%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 9:27 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KBIV 261153Z AUTO 28008G17KT 10SM FEW022 SCT027 SCT034 16/11 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP181 T01610106 10161 20144 53007
Pressure 30.07 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2200 ft
Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Dew Point 44 °F
Humidity 59%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 9:27 PM
Waxing Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KBIV 261153Z AUTO 28008G17KT 10SM FEW022 SCT027 SCT034 16/11 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP181 T01610106 10161 20144 53007

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:20 AM EDT Jun. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
evening...

* high wave action... strong currents and dangerous swimming
conditions expected. Waterspouts also possible.

* Strong structural currents, strong longshore currents, and rip
currents expected.

* Location... all beaches from St Joseph to Manistee.

* Overview/potential impacts... west to northwest winds of 20 to 30
mph will generate waves of 4 to 8 feet today, making it very
dangerous to swim in Lake Michigan.

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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