529  
WHUS43 KGRR 240758  
CFWGRR  
 
LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
358 AM EDT TUE SEP 24 2019  
 
MIZ037-043-050-056-064-071-241600-  
/O.NEW.KGRR.LS.Y.0008.190924T2100Z-190926T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KGRR.BH.S.0020.190924T2100Z-190926T0000Z/  
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
358 AM EDT TUE SEP 24 2019  
 
...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...  
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A  
LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY. A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS  
ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS IN EFFECT FROM  
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT,  
SHIFTING TO THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY  
 
* WAVES...3 TO 6 FEET THIS EVENING BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
* HIGH WAVE ACTION...STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING  
CONDITIONS EXPECTED.  
 
* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM ST. JOSEPH TO MANISTEE.  
 
* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...  
 
SOUTH BEACH IN SOUTH HAVEN...  
GRAND HAVEN STATE PARK...  
PERE MARQUETTE PARK IN MUSKEGON.  
 
* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH  
WILL BUILD WAVES INTO THE 5 TO 9 FOOT RANGE, PEAKING WEDNESDAY  
MORNING. DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED, ESPECIALLY  
ON THE SOUTH SIDES OF SOUTH PIERS.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE LARGE WAVES AND ONSHORE COMPONENT OF THE WIND WILL  
MAKE FOR CONDITIONS RIPE FOR BEACH AND DUNE EROSION. FLOODING OF  
LOW LYING AREAS IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SHORE AND IN RIVER MOUTHS  
IN LAKESHORE TOWNS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS WILL  
GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.  
 
LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS  
SWIMMING CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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