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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
329 AM CDT THU JUL 27 2017

ILZ006-014-271630-
/O.NEW.KLOT.BH.S.0010.170727T2000Z-170729T1500Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-
329 AM CDT THU JUL 27 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...BUILDING QUICKLY EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING
  THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY SATURDAY.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

INZ001-002-271630-
/O.NEW.KLOT.BH.S.0010.170727T2200Z-170729T1500Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-
329 AM CDT THU JUL 27 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...BUILDING QUICKLY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON AND PERSISTING
  THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY SATURDAY.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...5 TO 8 FEET.

* 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.

&&

$$

MTF


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