Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
940 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

LMZ740>742-312300-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
940 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST BY MID
EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.

$$

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
940 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 9 TO 13 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 16 FT.

$$

KMD




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