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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:56 PM EDT on July 23, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2014


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 10 PM EDT this
evening...

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.

* Location... beaches from Caseville to Port Huron including...

Caseville... Sand Point... Port Crescent State Park... Port
Austin... Harbor Beach... Port Sanilac... Lexington... Birch
Beach... Lakeport... Fort Gratiot... Port Huron...

* overview/potential impacts... north to northeast winds will
gust up to 30 mph today. This will create the possibility for
rip and structural currents as well as longshore currents to
develop.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be sure of your swimming ability. Children should not enter the
water unsupervised and without a certified flotation device.
Caution should be used when in or near the water. Pay attention
to flags and signs posted near beach access points and lifeguard
stations.

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.

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.

To learn more about dangerous waves and currents please visit
dangerouscurrents.Org (all lower case)

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.

To learn more about dangerous waves and currents please visit
dangerouscurrents.Org (all lower case)



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