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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:06 PM Aug. 1, 2021 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

* WHAT...High wave action and dangerous currents expected at
Lake Michigan beaches.

* WHERE...In Indiana, Lake and Porter counties. In Illinois,
Lake and Cook counties.

* WHEN...Through Monday morning.

* IMPACTS...Swimming conditions will be life threatening,
especially for inexperienced swimmers. For information on swim
advisories or bans at Chicago beaches: www.cpdbeaches.com.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Peak wave heights of 3 to 7 feet are
expected this afternoon, highest in northwestern Indiana.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain out of the water to avoid dangerous swimming conditions
and do not venture out onto piers, jetties, breakwalls, or other
shoreline structures.

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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:04 PM Aug. 1, 2021 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...North winds to 25 kt, significant waves up to 6 to 7
ft, and occasional waves up to 8 to 9 ft expected.

* WHERE...Illinois and Indiana nearshore.

* WHEN...Through 7 AM CDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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