Martin, MI (49070)

10:47 AM EDT on August 31, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Hopkinsburg | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 804 ft 42.60 °N, 85.70 °W | Updated 37 seconds ago

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75.6 °F
Feels Like 76 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1400 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KAZO 311353Z 00000KT 7SM OVC014 23/19 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02330194
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1400 ft
Heat Index 76 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:06 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KAZO 311353Z 00000KT 7SM OVC014 23/19 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02330194

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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.