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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
755 PM CST TUE MAR 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER NORTHERN LAKE
LAKE HURON...WILL MERGE WITH A DEEPER LOW OF 29.2 INCHES OVER
NORTHERN ONTARIO AND THEN CROSS JAMES BAY TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
OF 30.6 INCHES WILL BUILD SOUTHEAST FROM ALBERTA INTO THE NORTHERN
PLAINS THROUGH WEDNESDAY AND WILL STRENGTHEN TO 30.7 INCHES AS IT
CONTINUES SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND INTO THE LOWER
OHIO VALLEY BY LATE THURSDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE
EAST FRIDAY AS ANOTHER LOW OF 29.4 INCHES MOVES ACROSS SOUTHERN
HUDSON BAY. THIS LOW WILL TRAIL A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE UPPER
MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES REGION THIS WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-041045-
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-
755 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS.


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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-041045-
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-
755 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
SATURDAY NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.


WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
LMZ761-041045-
MAFOR 0404/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13630 14640 11730. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11630 11740 15740. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.


$$

MDB






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