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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:56 AM EDT on August 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2017


... 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 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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