523  
WHUS43 KIWX 220818  
CFWIWX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
418 AM EDT TUE JUN 22 2021  
 
INZ003-MIZ077-221000-  
/O.CON.KIWX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-210622T1000Z/  
LA PORTE-BERRIEN-  
418 AM EDT TUE JUN 22 2021 /318 AM CDT TUE JUN 22 2021/  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT /5 AM  
CDT/ EARLY THIS MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...BREAKING WAVES OF 3 TO 4 FEET THIS MORNING WILL SUBSIDE  
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON. DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE LIKELY  
EARLY THIS MORNING, AND BUT SHOULD BECOME WEAKER OR LESS  
PREVALENT THROUGH THE DAY AS WAVES CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE.  
 
* WHERE...IN INDIANA, LA PORTE COUNTY. IN MICHIGAN, BERRIEN  
COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING. MODERATE SWIM RISK CONTINUES  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS INTO DEEPER  
WATER AND HIGH WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF PIERS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT WILL EXPIRE  
EARLY THIS MORNING. MODERATE SWIM RISK CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED  
THROUGH THE DAY IN BOTH COUNTIES AS WAVES SUBSIDE. DANGEROUS  
CURRENTS MAY BE PRESENT DESPITE LOWER WAVE HEIGHT ACTIVITY,  
ESPECIALLY NEAR PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER TO AVOID HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. IF  
YOU GO TO THE BEACH, HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH  
PATROL. DO NOT VENTURE OUT ON PIERS AS WAVES CAN WASH YOU INTO THE  
WATER.  
 
A MODERATE SWIM RISK MEANS BREAKING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE  
EXPECTED. STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS, BREAKWALLS,  
AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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