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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
257 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.8 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFT EAST OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES AND OHIO
VALLEY BY TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.6 INCHES. THIS HIGH WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE OFF TO THE EAST ON SUNDAY...AS AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES MOVES ACROSS MANITOBA...AND ANOTHER LOW OF
29.9 INCHES MOVES FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO NORTHERN ILLINOIS BY
MONDAY MORNING. THE CANADIAN LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 29.5 INCHES AS IT
TRAVERSES HUDSON BAY MONDAY...TRAILING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
UPPER MIDWEST. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE TUESDAY WITH
DEEPER LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-140415-
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-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
257 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-140415-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
257 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KT. SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-140415-
MAFOR 1322/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11730 11720 11610 11510 12420 11430 11440. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING AND AGAIN SUNDAY SUNDAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11720 11710 11600 11500 11420 11330 12347. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUNDAY.

$$


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