... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected...
* strong rip currents expected...
* strong structural currents expected...
* overview/potential impacts... winds from the west to northwest at
15 to 25 mph will generate waves of 4 to 8 feet, occasionally to
9 feet this morning. This will create hazardous swimming
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.
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Issued: 3:08 AM CDT Sep. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service