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Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
414 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2016

ILZ006-014-INZ001-002-290515-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-160629T0900Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
414 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA BEACHES.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
318 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
292030-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
318 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2016 /418 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

 HIGH SWIM RISK THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION:

STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS
WAVES AND RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST
INDIANA BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THURSDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

FRIDAY...
  HIGH SWIM RISK POSSIBLE.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



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