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Gusty winds, large waves hit the lakeshore

The National Weather Service said the worst conditions are expected Saturday.

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The National Weather Service of Grand Rapids issued a lakeshore flooding and beach erosion advisory for the weekend. 

They said the worst conditions are expected on Saturday and Saturday night as gusty winds hit the lakeshore. 

"Stay clear of piers and the beach as large waves may sweep you in," the National Weather Service said

With those large waves and strong winds, NWS said beach erosion and lakeshore flooding are expected. The weather service emphasized that people should steer clear of the pier. 

Wind gusts reached 40 mph in Holland and 46 mph in Muskegon. Further inland, Grand Rapids experienced 38 mph wind gusts. 

13 ON YOUR SIDE viewer Kevin Longworth sent in these photos from Grand Haven, which shows the waves crashing on the pier and some surfers heading out to take advantage of the waves. 

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