Chicago, IL

9:26 AM CDT on July 22, 2018 (GMT -0500)
AB9FX | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 636 ft 41.97 °N, 87.85 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
68.6 °F
Feels Like 68.6 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 14.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 3200 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:35 AM 8:19 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 77% visible
SPECI KORD 221401Z 35013KT 6SM BR BKN007 BKN016 OVC032 21/19 A2985 RMK RAE00 P0001 T02110194
Pressure 29.85 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 3200 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:35 AM 8:19 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 77% visible
SPECI KORD 221401Z 35013KT 6SM BR BKN007 BKN016 OVC032 21/19 A2985 RMK RAE00 P0001 T02110194

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:24 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.



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