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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
854 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND 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.

.SYNOPSIS...LARGE HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES CONTINUES
TO DOMINATE THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE COUNTRY THIS WEEK...WHILE A
LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES REMAINS OVER THE CENTER
OF THE COUNTRY. LOW PRESSURE ON THE NORTH END OF THE TROUGH AXIS
WILL PASS THROUGH JAMES BAY SATURDAY AND THEN OFF TO THE EAST
COAST OF CANADA SUNDAY. LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK A
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE LAKE AND HELP BRING A CHANGE TO THIS
PATTERN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-032145-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
854 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-032145-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
854 AM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-032145-
MAFOR 0315/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12130 11120 12110 13210. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11510 11900 11110 14200 11100. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

BMD



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