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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
347 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

WIZ046-047-051-052-056>060-062>072-290900-
Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge-
Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee-
Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha-
347 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a high swim risk into early evening. Life threatening
waves and currents are expected along the shore. Stay out of the
water.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night and Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
304 AM CDT FRI JUL 28 2017

WIZ066-071-072-281615-
/O.EXT.KMKX.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-170729T0300Z/
MILWAUKEE-RACINE-KENOSHA-
304 AM CDT FRI JUL 28 2017

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

* HIGH WAVE ACTION... LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE
  EXPECTED. CONDITIONS ARE LIFE THREATENING.

* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS...EXPECTED.

* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS...EXPECTED.

* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE.

* LOCATION...BEACHES FROM MILWAUKEE COUNTY TO KENOSHA

* BEACHES WITH PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...

  ATWATER BEACH IN VILLAGE OF SHOREWOOD...

  BAYVIEW BEACH IN MILWAUKEE...

  DOCTORS BEACH IN THE VILLAGE OF FOX POINT...

  BIG BAY BEACH IN THE VILLAGE OF WHITEFISH BAY...

  MCKINLEY BEACH IN MILWAUKEE...

  GRANT PARK BEACH IN MILWAUKEE...

  BENDER BEACH IN OAK CREEK...

  SHOOP PARK BEACH IN RACINE...

  PARKWAY BEACH IN RACINE...

  NORTH BEACH IN RACINE...

  WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE BEACH IN RACINE...

  SIMMONS ISLAND BEACH IN KENOSHA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE.  LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.

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.

&&

$$
HENTZ

WEATHER.GOV/MKX




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