Severe Weather Alerts - Westville, IN

  • Beach Hazards Statement

    Beach Hazards Statement in effect until Tuesday, 4:00 AM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATETONIGHT...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED...

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED...

* OVERVIEW/POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET TODAY...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TONIGHT. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH...THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS AREEXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAYOUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAYFROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS INSANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS ANDWAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CANSWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

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