Franksville, WI

4:25 AM CDT on July 27, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Raytown | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 725 ft 42.76 °N, 87.91 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
70.5 °F
Feels Like 70.5 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from North

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall Not available.
Snow Depth Not available.
5:38 AM 8:17 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KRAC 270853Z AUTO 02006KT 5SM BR FEW075 BKN120 22/21 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02170206 58001 PWINO $
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Clouds Few 7500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall Not available.
Snow Depth Not available.
5:38 AM 8:17 PM
Waxing Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KRAC 270853Z AUTO 02006KT 5SM BR FEW075 BKN120 22/21 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02170206 58001 PWINO $

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:14 AM CDT Jul. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from 1 PM CDT this afternoon
through Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a
beach hazards statement for dangerous swimming conditions... which
is in effect from 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Friday 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.