Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
329 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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.

LMZ740-311530-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
329 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 45 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A FEW 50 KT STORM FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE
MIDDAY. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 23
FT BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT EASING TO 30 KT OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
DURING THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ741-742-311530-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
329 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTH STORM FORCE
WINDS TO 50 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SCATTERED RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 25 FT BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 45 KT EASING TO 35 KT GALES TOWARD
MIDNIGHT...THEN TO 30 KT TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING TURNING TO SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
15 TO 20 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 25 FT SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ743>745-311530-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
329 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTH STORM FORCE
WINDS TO 50 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 18 TO 23 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 28
FT INTO THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 45 KT EASING TO 35 KT GALES TOWARD
MIDNIGHT...THEN TO 30 KT TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 18 TO 23 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 28 FT SUBSIDING TO 14
TO 18 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 23 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

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