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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 7:52 PM Aug. 4, 2020 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...North to 20 kt.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...to 6 ft.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...to 8 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 8:45 PM Aug. 4, 2020 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

* WHAT...Dangerous swimming conditions expected due to large
waves to around 6 feet and strong currents.

* WHERE...Illinois Lake Michigan shore.

* WHEN...Through early Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...The large waves and strong currents will result in
life-threatening conditions for anyone who ventures into the
lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain away from the lakeshore to avoid the dangerous conditions
and do not venture out onto piers, jetties, breakwalls, or other
shoreline structures. The large waves and inundation of portions
of the lakeshore can easily sweep onlookers into the lake. Please
check with your local authorities on potential beach closures.

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