Beach advisories continue through Thursday. 

August 28, 2019

Beach advisories continue through Thursday. 

Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather.

A beach hazard statement issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect. Strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions continue. Strong structural and longshore currents are expected, as well as rip currents. Lakeshore flooding and beach erosion are likely. Water forced into channels between pier heads may flood portions of port towns along the river channel edges. Waves may completely submerge pier docks at times. Statement covers an area from Manistee south to St. Joseph.

While winds and waves will briefly relax late Wednesday and early Thursday, they will ramp up and become hazardous again by Thursday afternoon, especially north of Holland. Southwesterly winds are expected up to 35 mph.

The National Weather Service has issued a lakeshore flood advisory until 5 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 29. A beach hazard statement for the Lake Michigan shoreline in Mason County and surrounding areas remains in effect through late Wednesday evening, Aug. 30. High wave action, strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions are expected.

Avoid swimming in Lake Michigan.

A lakeshore flood advisory also continues until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019

  • Sun and clouds mixed with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening.
  • High 78; low 53
  • Precipitation: 60% day; 20% evening.
  • Wind: SW 17 mph day; NW 14 mph evening.
  • Humidity: 67% day; 86% evening.
  • Sunrise: 7:04 a.m.; sunset: 8:26 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 30, 2019

  • Mainly sunny during the day.
  • High 70; low 48
  • Precipitation: 10% day; 10% evening.
  • Wind: NW 9 mph day; NE 5 mph evening.
  • Humidity: 61% day; 77% evening.
  • Sunrise: 7:06 a.m.; sunset: 8:24 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019

  • Partly cloudy.
  • High 70; low 49
  • Precipitation: 10% day; 20% evening.
  • Wind: ESE 6 mph day; E 4 mph evening.
  • Humidity: 61% day; 84% evening.
  • Sunrise: 7:07 a.m.; sunset: 8:22 p.m.


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