A Lakeshore Flood Advisory is in impact right now till eight p.m. tonight, Thursday, for parts of Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Allegan, Ottawa and Van Buren counties, in keeping with an alert from the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The mix of excessive water ranges, northwest winds gusting as much as 40 mph and waves of 5 to 10 ft excessive may result in flooding alongside the lakeshore and attainable seaside erosion. The very best waves are anticipated to be south of Grand Haven, states the NOAA web site.
There are additionally hazardous swimming circumstances for seashores from St. Joseph to Manistee, with “notably harmful circumstances” at Stearns Park in Ludington, Mears State Park in Pentwater, Muskegon State Park, Holland State Park and North Seaside in South Haven, NOAA states.
“Life threatening waves and currents are anticipated on the seashores. Swimming isn’t suggested, particularly since water temperatures are within the 50s. Keep away from strolling on piers because the excessive waves may sweep you off,” NOAA states.