Port Sheldon, MI

12:24 AM EDT on August 31, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Stanton St. & 96th Ave. | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 636 ft 42.94 °N, 86.03 °W | Updated 6 minutes ago

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70.2 °F
Feels Like 70.2 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from East

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KBIV 310353Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM SCT008 22/21 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02170206
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:08 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KBIV 310353Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM SCT008 22/21 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02170206

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:32 PM EDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 10 am EDT
Wednesday 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 include...

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

* Overview/potential impacts... north winds will increase on
Wednesday to 15 to 25 knots. This will create hazardous swimming
conditions... especially near structures. Waves of 1 to 3 feet
early in the day will build to 3 to 5 feet.

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.