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Recreational Forecast For Lake Michigan Beaches
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
410 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

ILZ006-231130-
Lake-
Including the beaches of Illinois Beach State Park
410 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Rest of This Afternoon...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf................1 to 3 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:07 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:42 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........LOW...WHICH MEANS THAT LARGE WAVES AND
                    DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED.
                    HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY
                    TIME NEAR PIERS...BREAKWALLS AND RIVER OUTLETS.
                    ALWAYS USE CAUTION AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Surf................1 to 3 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:07 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:42 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........LOW...WHICH MEANS THAT LARGE WAVES AND
                    DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED.
                    HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY
                    TIME NEAR PIERS...BREAKWALLS AND RIVER OUTLETS.
                    ALWAYS USE CAUTION AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 mph.
WAVES 1 foot or less. LOW SWIM RISK.

$$
ILZ014-231130-
Cook-
Including the beaches of Chicago Park District
410 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Rest of This Afternoon...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf................2 to 4 feet.
Water temperature.. 76-80.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:06 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:40 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........MODERATE...WHICH MEANS THAT BREAKING WAVES AND
                    CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS
                    AREAS LIKE PIERS...BREAKWALLS AND RIVER
                    OUTLETS. ALWAYS HAVE A FLOATATION DEVICE WITH
                    YOU IN THE WATER.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny until 1 PM, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Surf................1 to 3 feet.
Water temperature.. 76-80.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:06 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:40 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........LOW...WHICH MEANS THAT LARGE WAVES AND
                    DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED.
                    HOWEVER...DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY
                    TIME NEAR PIERS...BREAKWALLS AND RIVER OUTLETS.
                    ALWAYS USE CAUTION AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of waterspouts. Slight
chance of showers. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 15 mph. WAVES
1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph. WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 10 mph.
WAVES 1 foot or less. LOW SWIM RISK.

$$
INZ001-231130-
Lake-
Including the beaches of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
410 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.Rest of This Afternoon...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf................3 to 5 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:06 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:39 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........HIGH...WHICH MEANS THAT LIFE THREATENING WAVES
                    AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE
                    WATER...AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE
                    PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Surf................3 to 5 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:06 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:39 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........HIGH...WHICH MEANS THAT LIFE THREATENING WAVES
                    AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE
                    WATER...AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE
                    PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds around
5 mph. WAVES 1 foot or less. LOW SWIM RISK.

$$
INZ002-231130-
Porter-
Including the beaches of Indiana Dunes National Lakshore
410 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.Rest of This Afternoon...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Surf................4 to 7 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:05 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:38 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........HIGH...WHICH MEANS THAT LIFE THREATENING WAVES
                    AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE
                    WATER...AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE
                    PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Beach winds.........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Surf................4 to 6 feet.
Water temperature.. 72-76.
UVI index...........7 - High.
Sunrise.............6:05 AM CDT.
Sunset..............7:38 PM CDT.
Swim risk...........HIGH...WHICH MEANS THAT LIFE THREATENING WAVES
                    AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE
                    WATER...AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE
                    PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of waterspouts. Slight
chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. WAVES 1 to 3 feet. LOW SWIM RISK.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds around
5 mph. WAVES 1 foot or less. LOW SWIM RISK.

$$

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