Valparaiso, IN (46383)

2:14 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Willow Heights | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 780 ft 41.47 °N, 87.03 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
71.0 °F
Feels Like 71.0 °F
N
5.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 6.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 700 ft
Scattered Clouds 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:36 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KVPZ 220656Z AUTO 19010KT 7SM -RA FEW007 SCT095 BKN120 23/22 A2990 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP120 P0005 T02280217 TSNO
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 700 ft
Scattered Clouds 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:36 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KVPZ 220656Z AUTO 19010KT 7SM -RA FEW007 SCT095 BKN120 23/22 A2990 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP120 P0005 T02280217 TSNO

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:13 PM CDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from Tuesday
afternoon through Wednesday afternoon...

* location... Lake Michigan beaches in Porter County Indiana.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 6 feet.

* Strong rip currents and structural currents expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

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.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure.

Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most
significant wave and current impacts. Impacts at beaches with
protective breakwalls or jetties will be subject to the
orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction.