GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — If you’re planning on heading out on the lake Sunday, be aware of hazardous swimming conditions.

A beach hazards statement and small craft advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Allegan, Van Buren and Ottawa counties through Sunday evening.

Wave heights are expected to build three to five feet Sunday.

Storm Track Live

Storm Team 8 is tracking the risk for storms Sunday evening.

Keep in mind that high waves can sweep people off piers, and strong currents can pull swimmers into deeper water.

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It is important to remember that during this time of the season beaches are not flying flags.

You can check the National Weather Service website or the Storm Team 8 app for the latest information on beach conditions.