Grand Junction, MI (49056)

3:09 AM EDT on June 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
The Woods | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 692 ft 42.41 °N, 86.05 °W | Updated 5 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
59.5 °F
Feels Like 59.5 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 9:25 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLWA 240655Z AUTO 29006KT 10SM CLR 19/15 A2982 RMK AO2 T01880147
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 9:25 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLWA 240655Z AUTO 29006KT 10SM CLR 19/15 A2982 RMK AO2 T01880147

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:51 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from 6 am EDT Saturday
through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a beach
hazards statement... which is in effect from 6 am EDT Saturday
through Sunday 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 Grand Haven.

* Beaches with particularly dangerous conditions include...

for north flow use:

North Beach in South Haven...
Holland State Park...
Muskegon State Park...

* overview/potential impacts... northwest winds will increase to 20
to 30 mph by mid morning Saturday. This will lead to 3 to 5 foot
waves which will result in hazardous swimming conditions.

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.