Chicago, IL

5:03 PM CDT on May 25, 2017 (GMT -0500)
George Street | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 656 ft 41.94 °N, 87.88 °W | Updated 59 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
65.7 °F
Feels Like 65.7 °F
N
2.5
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 6.8 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4300 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:22 AM 8:15 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KORD 252151Z 05009KT 10SM FEW043 SCT050 BKN065 19/11 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP042 T01890111
Pressure 29.66 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4300 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:22 AM 8:15 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KORD 252151Z 05009KT 10SM FEW043 SCT050 BKN065 19/11 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP042 T01890111

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:09 PM CDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

* location... northeast Illinois beaches.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 5 ft.

* 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.