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Chicago Breaks ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.3

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Chicago Breaks Surf Forecast / Lake Michigan / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 CDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Chicago Breaks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Chicago Breaks sea temperature is 10.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 7.5 max: 9.4 min: 6.2 °C)
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Chicago Breaks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Chicago Breaks sea temperature is 10.5 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 7.5 max: 9.4 min: 6.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Lake Michigan

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 2 km away suggest it is still onshore at Chicago Breaks (light winds from the NE at BUOY-JAKI2).

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2 h 11 min ago

Light
15 km/h
NE
Onshore
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Note: the tide data above is . Surf properties and timing are calculated for Chicago Breaks.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Chicago Breaks blow from the SW

Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Tuesday
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