North Chicago, IL (60064)

5:25 AM CDT on July 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Great Lakes Naval Station | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 673 ft 42.31 °N, 87.83 °W | Updated 7 minutes ago

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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5:41 AM 8:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KUGN 290955Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM FEW018 BKN043 OVC050 21/20 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02060200
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4300 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:41 AM 8:13 PM
Waning Crescent, 23% visible
METAR KUGN 290955Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM FEW018 BKN043 OVC050 21/20 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02060200

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:29 AM CDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through late tonight...

* location... northeast Illinois beaches and Northwest Indiana
beaches on Northern Lake County.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 5 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.



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