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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 AM CDT MON MAR 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE 30.5 INCHES CENTERED OVER ONTARIO
AND INTO THE UPPER GREAT LAKES...WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST TODAY AND
TONIGHT AND BECOME CENTERED OVER LAKE ONTARIO AND THE ST.
LAWRENCE VALLEY BY TUESDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN CONTINUE EAST AND
OFF THE EAST COAST. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE LEE OF THE
ROCKIES TUESDAY THEN DEEPEN TO AROUND 29.4 INCHES AS IT MOVES
NORTHEAST ACROSS IOWA TUESDAY NIGHT AND ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE LOW WILL THEN WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INTO
SOUTHERN QUEBEC THURSDAY MORNING. A SECOND LOW WILL THEN MOVE
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY AND INTO NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND
THURSDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-231530-
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-
245 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KT. WINTRY MIX OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT.

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-231530-
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-
245 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AND BECOMING EAST LATE THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SNOW THIS MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH OVERNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BY THURSDAY EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT.

$$

LMZ761-231530-
MAFOR 2310/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14110 12120 11220 11320. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11137 11237 11220 11210 11110 11820 11220 11320.
CHANCE OF SNOW TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$


KJB


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