Beach hazards statement issued for much of week

Posted at 3:49 PM, Sep 15, 2015

LAKE MICHIGAN – Dangerous swimming conditions are expected through much of the rest of the week along the Lake Michigan shoreline due to high waves and strong currents.

The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement which run until Friday morning from St. Joseph all the way to Manistee. Weather is also expected to be warm, making the Lake Michigan waters tempting. Click here for the latest forecast.

Beaches with particularly dangerous conditions include Grand Haven State Park and Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon.

Forecasters say waves are expected to be three to six feet high, especially north of Holland.   Strong structural currents, longshore currents and rip currents are all expected.