Muskegon, MI (49440)

10:59 PM EDT on August 21, 2017 (GMT -0400)
North Muskegon | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 630 ft 43.25 °N, 86.27 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
75.3 °F
Feels Like 75 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 3.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 5000 ft
Heat Index 75 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 8:37 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMKG 220255Z 19009KT 10SM OVC050 25/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP127 LAST T02500211 58019
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 5000 ft
Heat Index 75 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 8:37 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KMKG 220255Z 19009KT 10SM OVC050 25/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP127 LAST T02500211 58019

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:43 PM EDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 6 am EDT
Tuesday through Tuesday 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 include...

North Beach in South Haven... Holland State Park...
Muskegon State Park... Mears State Park in Pentwater...
Stearns Park in Ludington.

* Overview/potential impacts... winds will veer to the west to
northwest and increase to 15 to 25 mph Tuesday. Waves will
build to 3 to 5 feet by daybreak Tuesday and to 5 to 7 feet
for the rest of the day. North sides of north piers will be
dangerous places to swim.

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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