990  
WHUS43 KGRR 020210  
CFWGRR  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1010 PM EDT SUN AUG 1 2021  
 
MIZ037-043-050-056-064-071-020900-  
/O.CON.KGRR.BH.S.0014.000000T0000Z-210802T0900Z/  
MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
1010 PM EDT SUN AUG 1 2021  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT  
MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HIGH WAVE ACTION, STRONG CURRENTS, AND DANGEROUS  
SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED. PIERS MAY BE HEAVILY SWAMPED BY  
WAVES.  
 
* WHERE...MASON, OCEANA, OTTAWA, ALLEGAN, VAN BUREN AND MUSKEGON  
COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS INTO DEEPER WATER  
AND HIGH WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF PIERS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BEACHES ADJACENT TO NORTH PIERS WILL BE  
VERY DANGEROUS PLACES TO SWIM INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THESE  
BEACHES INCLUDE... STEARNS PARK IN LUDINGTON...MEARS STATE PARK  
IN PENTWATER... HOLLAND STATE PARK AND NORTH BEACH IN SOUTH  
HAVEN. THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL BE SOUTH OF HOLLAND THIS  
EVENING WHERE WAVES COULD BE GREATER THAN 6 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER TO AVOID HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS  
AND DO NOT VENTURE OUT ON PIERS. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL  
AUTHORITIES ON POTENTIAL BEACH CLOSURES.  
 

 
 

 
 
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