261  
FZUS53 KLOT 171546  
SRFLOT  
 
SURF ZONE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
1046 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
ILZ006-172115-  
LAKE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF ILLINOIS BEACH STATE PARK  
1046 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR  
LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........67-71.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.  
LOW TEMPERATURE.............IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH, BECOMING  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
SWIM RISK OUTLOOK
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.  
 

 
 
SWIM RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED,  
HOWEVER DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY TIME NEAR PIERS,  
BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
* MODERATE RISK - BREAKING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY  
FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS, BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY  
OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS AND  
BREAKWALLS.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/LOT  
 

 
 
ILZ103-104-172115-  
NORTHERN COOK-CENTRAL COOK-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT  
1046 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR  
LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........68-72.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.  
LOW TEMPERATURE.............IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING EAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
SWIM RISK OUTLOOK
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.  
 

 
 
SWIM RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED,  
HOWEVER DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY TIME NEAR PIERS,  
BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
* MODERATE RISK - BREAKING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY  
FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS, BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY  
OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS AND  
BREAKWALLS.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/LOT  
 

 
 
INZ001-172115-  
LAKE-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK  
1046 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........67-71.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR  
LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.  
LOW TEMPERATURE.............IN THE LOWER 60S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE UPPER 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
SWIM RISK OUTLOOK
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.  
 

 
 
SWIM RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED,  
HOWEVER DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY TIME NEAR PIERS,  
BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
* MODERATE RISK - BREAKING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY  
FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS, BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY  
OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS AND  
BREAKWALLS.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/LOT  
 

 
 
INZ002-172115-  
PORTER-  
INCLUDING THE BEACHES OF INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK  
1046 AM CDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET.  
WATER TEMPERATURE...........67-71.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 TO 3 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR  
LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.  
LOW TEMPERATURE.............IN THE MID 60S.  
WINDS.......................NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SWIM RISK*..................LOW.  
WAVE HEIGHT.................1 FOOT OR LESS.  
WEATHER.....................SUNNY.  
HIGH TEMPERATURE............IN THE MID 70S.  
WINDS.......................NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, BECOMING  
NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
SWIM RISK OUTLOOK
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.    
SUNDAY
 
LOW SWIM RISK*.  
 

 
 
SWIM RISK CATEGORY  
* LOW RISK - LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE NOT EXPECTED,  
HOWEVER DANGEROUS CURRENTS MAY EXIST AT ANY TIME NEAR PIERS,  
BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
* MODERATE RISK - BREAKING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY  
FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS, BREAKWALLS, AND RIVER OUTLETS.  
ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH YOU IN THE WATER.  
* HIGH RISK - LIFE-THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. STAY  
OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS AREAS LIKE PIERS AND  
BREAKWALLS.  
 
** FOR THUNDERSTORM, WATERSPOUT, AND UV DEFINITIONS SEE:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BEACH/LOT  
 

 
 
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