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Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 2:33 PM CDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 11 PM EDT
/10 PM CDT/ this evening...

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected...

* strong rip currents expected...

* strong structural currents expected...

* overview/potential impacts... north winds of 10 to 20 knots will
result in waves building to 3 to 5 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from the shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.





333 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /233 PM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 11 PM EDT
/10 PM CDT/ this evening...

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected...

* strong rip currents expected...

* strong structural currents expected...

* overview/potential impacts... north winds of 10 to 20 knots will
result in waves building to 3 to 5 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from the shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you out into deeper water along the pier structure.