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fzus53 kapx 201500
srfapx
360 

recreational beach forecast for lake michigan
national weather service gaylord mi
1100 am edt wed aug 20 2014

miz020-025-031-202000-
leelanau-benzie-manistee-
including the beaches of leelanau...benzie and manistee counties-
1100 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.this afternoon...
swim risk...........low. 
waves...............2 feet or less. 
water temperature...62 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly cloudy. 
max temperature.....around 69. 
beach winds.........west winds around 5 mph. 

a low swim risk implies that wind and/or wave conditions are not 
expected to support hazardous currents or high rapidly breaking 
waves along the shore. however...strong currents can still occur 
near structures such as piers...breakwaters and jetties. always 
have a flotation device with you in the water. 

.tonight...partly cloudy. areas of fog. lows in the upper 50s. west
winds around 5 mph. 
.thursday...partly cloudy. highs in the mid 70s. east winds around
5 mph. 

sunrise: 6:54 am edt
sunset:  8:43 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrb 201830
srfgrb

wiz050-202100-
manitowoc-
including...point beach...neshotah beach...red arrow beach
130 pm cdt wed aug 20 2014

.this afternoon...
swim risk...........low. 
uv index............7 - high. 
beach winds.........east 5 to 10 mph. 
sky/weather.........mostly cloudy. 
waves...............less than 1 foot. 
temperatures........near steady temperature in the lower 70s. 
water temperature...65 degrees f. 

a low swim risk implies that wind and/or wave conditions are not 
expected to support hazardous currents or high rapidly breaking 
waves along the shore. however...strong currents can still occur 
near structures such as piers...breakwaters and jetties. always 
have a flotation device with you in the water. 

.outlook for thursday...low swim risk. patchy fog in the morning.
a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon. southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. waves
1 foot or less. highs in the lower 70s. chance of rain
60 percent. 

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
miz064-202015-
allegan-
including the beaches of...oval beach...west side park...
saugatuck dunes state park...douglas beach
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...68 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 73. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the upper
70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. low swim
hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:57 am edt
sunset: 8:39 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
miz056-202015-
ottawa-
including the beaches of...grand haven state park...kirk park...
tunnel park...holland state park
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...63 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 71. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. waves around 1 foot. low swim
hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:56 am edt
sunset: 8:40 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
miz050-202015-
muskegon-
including the beaches of...muskegon state park...
pj hoffmaster state park...duck lake state park...
pere marquette park...meinert park
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...59 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 70. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
80s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the upper
70s. south winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves around 1 foot. low swim hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:56 am edt
sunset: 8:40 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
miz043-202015-
oceana-
including the beaches of...charles mears state park...
silver lake state park...benona township park...
claybanks township park
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...55 degrees. 
sky/weather.........partly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 68. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
80s. southeast winds around 10 mph becoming southwest in the
afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the upper
70s. south winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. waves
1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:57 am edt
sunset: 8:42 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
188 

surf zone forecast for west michigan
national weather service grand rapids mi
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

miz037-202015-
mason-
including the beaches of...lake michigan recreation area...
ludington state park...stearns park
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...57 degrees. 
sky/weather.........partly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 67. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
70s. east winds around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs around 80.
southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:56 am edt
sunset: 8:43 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kgrr 201515
srfgrr
miz071-202015-
van buren-
including the beaches of...north beach...south beach...
van buren state park
1115 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.rest of today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...68 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. areas of fog. 
max temperature.....around 73. 
beach winds.........west winds 5 to 10 mph. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the upper
70s. south winds 5 to 15 mph. waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard
risk. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. low swim
hazard risk. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the lower
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
waves 1 foot or less. low swim hazard risk. 

sunrise: 6:58 am edt
sunset: 8:39 pm edt

$$
fzus53 kiwx 200823
srfiwx
miz077-202215-
berrien-
including the beaches of...silver beach...warren dunes...
new buffalo
423 am edt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather.........mostly sunny (25-35 percent) until 2 pm...then 
                    partly cloudy (40-50 percent). 
max temperature.....around 77. 
beach winds.........northwest winds around 5 mph. 
waves...............around 1 foot. 
water temperature...around 70. 
swimming risk.......low risk. a low risk of swimming hazards 
                    implies that large waves and strong currents 
                    are not expected along the shore. 

.tonight...
sky/weather.........partly cloudy (50-60 percent) until 2 am...then 
                    mostly cloudy (60-70 percent) with a chance of 
                    thunderstorms. 
min temperature.....62-67. 
beach winds.........east winds around 5 mph. 
waves...............less than 1 foot. 
water temperature...around 70. 
swimming risk.......low risk. a low risk of swimming hazards 
                    implies that large waves and strong currents 
                    are not expected along the shore. 


-swimming risk outlook (days 2-5)-

.thursday...low risk. 
.friday...low risk. 
.saturday...low risk. 
.sunday...low risk. 

$$
fzus53 kiwx 200823
srfiwx
040 

surfzone forecast for southeastern lake michigan
national weather service northern indiana
423 am edt wed aug 20 2014

inz003-202215-
la porte-
including the beaches of...mt. baldy...washington park...
long beach
323 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather.........mostly sunny (20-30 percent) until 2 pm...then 
                    partly cloudy (40-50 percent). 
max temperature.....around 79. 
beach winds.........west winds around 5 mph shifting to the north 
                    in the afternoon. 
waves...............around 1 foot. 
water temperature...around 70. 
swimming risk.......low risk. a low risk of swimming hazards 
                    implies that large waves and strong currents 
                    are not expected along the shore. 

.tonight...
sky/weather.........partly cloudy (50-60 percent) until 2 am...then 
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) with a chance of 
                    thunderstorms. 
min temperature.....66-68. 
beach winds.........east winds around 5 mph. 
waves...............less than 1 foot. 
water temperature...around 70. 
swimming risk.......low risk. a low risk of swimming hazards 
                    implies that large waves and strong currents 
                    are not expected along the shore. 


-swimming risk outlook (days 2-5)-

.thursday...low risk. 
.friday...low risk. 
.saturday...low risk. 
.sunday...low risk. 

$$
fzus53 klot 200848
srflot
inz002-202130-
porter-
including the beaches of...indiana dunes national lakeshore
348 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather............mostly sunny until 1 pm...then partly 
                       cloudy. 
max temperature........around 82. 
beach winds............west winds around 5 mph. 
average wave height....1 foot or less. 
water temperature..... 66-69. 
uvi index..............7 - high. 
sunrise................6:02 am cdt. 
sunset.................7:41 pm cdt. 
swim hazard risk.......low...which means that large waves and 
                       strong currents are not expected along the 
                       shore. 


.extended...
.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. highs in the lower
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly cloudy. slight chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
lower 80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
the afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 

$$
fzus53 klot 200848
srflot
inz001-202130-
lake-
including the beaches of...indiana dunes national lakeshore
348 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather............mostly sunny until 1 pm...then partly 
                       cloudy. 
max temperature........81-87. 
beach winds............west winds around 5 mph. 
average wave height....1 foot or less. 
water temperature..... 66-69. 
uvi index..............7 - high. 
sunrise................6:03 am cdt. 
sunset.................7:42 pm cdt. 
swim hazard risk.......low...which means that large waves and 
                       strong currents are not expected along the 
                       shore. 


.extended...
.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. highs in the upper
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly cloudy. slight chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
mid 80s. west winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 

$$
fzus53 klot 200848
srflot
ilz014-202130-
cook-
including the beaches of...chicago park district
348 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather............mostly sunny until 1 pm...then partly 
                       cloudy. 
max temperature........around 85. 
beach winds............light winds becoming northeast around 5 mph 
                       in the afternoon. 
average wave height....less than 1 foot. 
water temperature..... 71-74. 
uvi index..............7 - high. 
sunrise................6:04 am cdt. 
sunset.................7:44 pm cdt. 
swim hazard risk.......low...which means that large waves and 
                       strong currents are not expected along the 
                       shore. 


.extended...
.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. highs in the mid
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. west winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south in the
afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. 

$$
fzus53 klot 200848
srflot
365 

recreational forecast for lake michigan beaches
national weather service chicago il
348 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

ilz006-202130-
lake-
including the beaches of...illinois beach state park
348 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
sky/weather............mostly sunny until 1 pm...then partly 
                       cloudy. 
max temperature........around 82. 
beach winds............west winds around 5 mph shifting to the east 
                       in the afternoon. 
average wave height....less than 1 foot. 
water temperature..... 69-72. 
uvi index..............7 - high. 
sunrise................6:04 am cdt. 
sunset.................7:45 pm cdt. 
swim hazard risk.......low...which means that large waves and 
                       strong currents are not expected along the 
                       shore. 


.extended...
.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely. highs in the lower
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. west winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. south winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 

$$
fzus53 kmkx 200952
srfmkx
wiz072-202115-
kenosha-
including the beaches of...simmons island beach...
southport park beach
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...69 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. 
max temperature.....around 78. 
beach winds.........west winds around 5 mph becoming southeast in 
                    the afternoon. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely in the morning...
then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. highs around 80.
southeast winds around 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...mostly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
upper 80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs around
80. south winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 

sunrise: 6:04 am cdt
sunset: 7:46 pm cdt

$$
fzus53 kmkx 200952
srfmkx
546 

recreational beach forecast for southeast wisconsin
national weather service milwaukee/sullivan wi
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

wiz052-202115-
sheboygan-
including the beaches of...north side municipal...
kohler-andrae state park
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...64 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. 
max temperature.....around 72. 
beach winds.........west winds around 5 mph becoming southeast in 
                    the afternoon. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...mostly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
lower 70s. southeast winds around 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
lower 80s. south winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
mid 70s. south winds around 5 mph becoming southeast in the
afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. 

sunrise: 6:01 am cdt
sunset: 7:47 pm cdt

$$
fzus53 kmkx 200952
srfmkx
wiz071-202115-
racine-
including the beaches of...north beach park...
wind point lighthouse beach
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...68 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. 
max temperature.....around 75. 
beach winds.........west winds around 5 mph becoming southeast in 
                    the afternoon. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...mostly cloudy. thunderstorms likely in the morning...
then chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. highs in the upper
70s. southeast winds around 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
upper 70s. southwest winds around 10 mph becoming southeast in
the afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. 

sunrise: 6:03 am cdt
sunset: 7:46 pm cdt

$$
fzus53 kmkx 200952
srfmkx
wiz066-202115-
milwaukee-
including the beaches of...atwater park...bradford beach...
mckinley beach...south shore beaches
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...68 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. 
max temperature.....around 78. 
beach winds.........light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 
                    to 10 mph in the afternoon. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...thunderstorms likely. highs around 80. southeast
winds around 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
upper 80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
upper 70s. south winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 

sunrise: 6:03 am cdt
sunset: 7:47 pm cdt

$$
fzus53 kmkx 200952
srfmkx
wiz060-202115-
ozaukee-
including the beaches of...harrington beach state park...
upper lake park beach
452 am cdt wed aug 20 2014

.today...
swim hazard risk....low. 
waves...............1 foot or less. 
water temperature...66 degrees. 
sky/weather.........mostly sunny. 
max temperature.....around 73. 
beach winds.........light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 
                    to 10 mph in the afternoon. 
uvi index...........7 - high. 

a low risk of swimming hazards implies that large waves and strong 
currents are not expected along the shore. 

.thursday...mostly cloudy. chance of thunderstorms in the
morning...then thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. highs in
the mid 70s. southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.friday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the mid
80s. southwest winds around 5 mph. waves 1 foot or less. 
.saturday...partly sunny. chance of thunderstorms. highs in the
mid 70s. south winds around 5 mph becoming southeast in the
afternoon. waves 1 foot or less. 

sunrise: 6:02 am cdt
sunset: 7:47 pm cdt

$$

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