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Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:28 AM EDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a
beach hazards statement for dangerous swimming conditions, which
is in effect through this evening.

* High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.

* Location... beaches along Saginaw Bay in Bay County.

* Impacts... the high wave action will be favorable for rip
currents and structural currents that make swimming dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

To learn more about dangerous waves and currents please visit

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