686  
WHUS43 KMQT 110754  
CFWMQT  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
354 AM EDT FRI AUG 11 2017  
 
MIZ005-006-120000-  
/O.NEW.KMQT.BH.S.0009.170811T1400Z-170812T0000Z/  
MARQUETTE-ALGER-  
354 AM EDT FRI AUG 11 2017  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MARQUETTE HAS ISSUED A BEACH  
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS, WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING 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 ALGER COUNTY: CURRENT RELATED FATALITIES AND RESCUES IN THE  
PAST HAVE OCCURRED DURING WAVE CONDITIONS SIMILAR TO TODAY NEAR  
THE AU TRAIN RIVER MOUTH AT AU TRAIN, THE EXPOSED REGIONS OF GRAND  
MARAIS HARBOR, AND THE PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE.  
 
FOR MARQUETTE COUNTY: CURRENT RELATED FATALITIES AND RESCUES IN  
THE PAST HAVE OCCURRED DURING WAVE CONDITIONS SIMILAR TO TODAY IN  
MIDDLE BAY NORTH OF PRESQUE ISLE AND AT LITTLE PRESQUE ISLE.  
 
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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