Beach Hazards Statement Effective Midnight Tonight Until “Friday Evening”

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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
644 PM CDT THU AUG 22 2013

COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
644 PM CDT THU AUG 22 2013

…BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS…WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING RIP 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 OUT AWAY FROM SHORE INTO
DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS AND BREAKWALLS WHERE
LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE.
STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU OUT OUT AWAY FROM SHORE ALONG
THE PIER STRUCTURE.

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