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Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

Beach Hazard Statement until 10PM CDT SUN

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...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES IN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH MID AFTERNOON, THEN 3 TO 5 FEET INTO THE EARLY EVENING.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY FROM SHORE, WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS. IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE DIRECTION.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES VISIT: WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

Thunderstorms early. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Today

73° 63°

Thunderstorms early. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.

Humidity: 94%
Cloud Coverage: %
Wind: NNE at 13 mph
Chance of Rain: 50%
UV Index: 7 High
Sunrise: 05:34:57 AM
Sunset: 08:17:35 PM
Day Precip Temp
Thunderstorms early. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s. Sun
50% 73° 63°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s. Mon
20% 76° 62°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s. Tue
20% 83° 65°
Sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s. Wed
10% 82° 65°
Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s. Thu
50% 79° 61°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s. Fri
10% 76° 60°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s. Sat
20% 77° 62°

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