567  
WHUS43 KMQT 050819  
CFWMQT  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
419 AM EDT SUN AUG 5 2018  
 
MIZ014-060200-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.BH.S.0011.180805T0819Z-180806T0200Z/  
SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-  
419 AM EDT SUN AUG 5 2018  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A BEACH  
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED ALONG THE SHORELINES OF UPPER MICHIGAN.  
 
* STRONG RIP CURRENTS: EXPECTED.  
 
* STRONG OUTLET CURRENTS: EXPECTED.  
 
LOCATIONS/IMPACTS  
 
FOR SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY: CURRENT RELATED FATALITIES AND  
RESCUES IN THE PAST HAVE OCCURRED DURING WAVE CONDITIONS SIMILAR  
TO TODAY NEAR LAKEVIEW PARK AND NEAR SEUL CHOIX POINT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING CURRENTS ARE  
EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY  
OUT OF THE WATER. PAY ATTENTION TO BEACH FLAGS AND SIGNS POSTED  
AT BEACH ACCESS POINTS AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS.  
 
DANGEROUS CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU OUT AWAY FROM SHORE. THEY OCCUR  
MOST OFTEN AT BREAKS OR LOW SPOTS IN SANDBARS...NEAR SHORELINE  
STRUCTURES...AND NEAR RIVER MOUTHS OR OTHER WATER OUTLETS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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