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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
253 PM CST TUE FEB 9 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 LIES NEAR LAKE HURON THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL SHIFT TO THE NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES LIES OVER MANITOBA AND STRETCHES
SOUTH ACROSS THE PLAINS. ANOTHER LOW OF 30.0 INCHES WILL FORM OVER
THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT WITH A TRAILING COLD
FRONT PUSHING DOWN LAKE MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...THE HIGH
WILL STRENGTHEN TO 30.8 INCHES BY SATURDAY AS IT BECOMES CENTERED
OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT ACROSS LAKE
MICHIGAN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-868-870-100415-
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 SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 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-
253 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.


$$

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-100415-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
253 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ761-100415-
MAFOR 0922/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...15857 12847. FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT WEDNESDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...16747. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13
FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT WEDNESDAY.

$$

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