Breedsville, MI (49027)

10:24 AM EDT on August 31, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Columbia Twp | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 665 ft 42.41 °N, 86.05 °W | Updated 44 seconds ago

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Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
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Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KLWA 311415Z AUTO 06007KT 7SM BKN006 BKN025 24/23 A3003 RMK AO2 T02380227
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2500 ft
Heat Index 73 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KLWA 311415Z AUTO 06007KT 7SM BKN006 BKN025 24/23 A3003 RMK AO2 T02380227

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:24 AM EDT Aug. 31, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Thursday
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 Manistee.

* Beaches with particularly dangerous conditions will be those
on the north side of piers. This includes North Beach in South
Haven... Holland State Park... Muskegon State Park... Mears
State Park in Pentwater... and Stearns Park in Ludington.

* Overview/potential impacts... north winds will increase today to
15 to 25 knots and continue through Thursday evening. This will
create hazardous swimming conditions... especially near pier
structures. Waves will build to 3 to 6 feet today and continue
through Thursday evening.

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.