‘Life-Threatening’ Waves, Rip Currents Lead To Swim Warning And BansIt’s not the greatest beach weather anyway, with lakefront temperatures hovering around 70 and strong north winds, but those hitting the sand the next couple of days are being warned to stay out of the water.
Nearly 50 MPH Winds, Waves Close To 20 Feet Along LakefrontFierce winds were battering the Chicago area, kicking up high waves on the lake, and prompting a warning about possible lakefront flooding.
Winds Expected To Whip Up Dangerous Waves On Lake MichiganChicago might finally be getting ideal beach weather, but forecasters were warning people to stay out of Lake Michigan from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, due to high waves expected along the lakefront.
High Waves Wreak Havoc On Lakefront TrailHuge waves on Lake Michigan that flooded sections of Lake Shore Drive yesterday afternoon appear to have wreaked havoc on the Lakefront Trail.
High Waves Swamp Parts Of Lake Shore Drive, Navy PierStrong winds have been creating huge waves on Lake Michigan on Friday, with the National Weather Service predicting waves as high as 23 feet.
Chicago Area Surfers Happy To Hang Ten For HalloweenLake Michigan was putting on a dramatic show Friday, and forecasters said waves could peak at more than 20 feet. That's drawing surfers eager to catch a few waves, no matter how cold it might be.
Today’s Forecast (10/31/14): Wind, Rain, Snow For HalloweenThe first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.
Rough Conditions On Lake Michigan Prompt Warnings For SwimmersSwimmers were being advised of dangerous conditions on Lake Michigan on Tuesday, due to high waves and strong currents.
Meteorologists Warn Of High Waves On Lake MichiganHigh waves on Lake Michigan have prompted a warning for boaters and swimmers, due to potentially deadly currents on the water.
Windy Conditions Could Bring 10-Foot Waves To LakeWindy conditions at the lakefront will make for very choppy conditions on the lake, with dangerous pounding waves prompting a warning for anyone who might want to go swimming, despite the chilly conditions.
Weather Service Warns Of Dangerous Waves On Lake MichiganThe National Weather Service warned lakefront visitors Thursday that swimming conditions are going to be dangerous in Lake Michigan, due to high waves and rip currents.
Beach Visitors Warned About Choppy Conditions On LakeLakefront visitors are being advised to check the flags at Chicago beaches before going into the water on Friday, because of possible danger of rip currents from choppy conditions.

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