Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Rip Current Statement in Cook County,
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Cook County Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
2/7/2023 3:56:00 PM until 2/13/2023 4:00:00 AM   EXPIRED
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.
Alert Summary
HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...East-facing reefs of the Marianas. * WHEN...Through late Sunday night. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...East swell slightly diminishes tonight and tomorrow, causing rip risk to occasionally decrease to moderate sometime Wednesday and Wednesday night. However, east swell rebuilds again Thursday through the weekend.