Beach Hazards Statement and Small Craft Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement for the all the lakeshore counties…from Ludington around the lake through SW Michigan, all across the lakeshore in N. Indiana, NE Illinois, including Chicago and up the lake in Wisconsin past Milwaukee and Manitowoc.  For Oceana and Mason Counties, the Beach Hazards Statement starts at 8 am.  For other counties in W. Michigan, it starts at 1 pm and continues through late tonight.  The NWS warns of north winds possibly increasing to as high as 15-25 knots and waves increasing to as high as 3-6 feet. A north wind means…