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File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

The Great Lakes are not as large as the oceans, but Bridge reporter Jim Malewitz says they are large bodies of water and hazards like rip currents can make them very dangerous, even deadly.


WMUK

Reporter Elizabeth Miller says that seeing beaches in Ohio without lifeguards made her think about the issue of drowning on the Great Lakes. 


Drownings prompt Lake Michigan rip current study

Jun 25, 2013

Members of Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center say they want to able to predict when and where rip currents might occur at least a day in advance.