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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
839 PM CDT MON APR 25 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...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER CENTRAL WISCONSIN
AVERAGING 29.4 INCH WILL WEAKEN TO 29.6 INCHES AS IT PASSES ACROSS
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN AND MOVES INTO LOWER MICHIGAN LATE TONIGHT.
ANOTHER 29.4 INCH LOW FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY AND
THEN SLIDES OVER CENTRAL ILLINOIS AT 29.7 INCHES THURSDAY. BROAD
HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES SPREADS OVER THE LAKES FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY WHILE A 29.5 INCH LOW FORMS OVER OKLAHOMA SATURDAY
MORNING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-260915-
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-
839 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST GALES
TO 40 KT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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LMZ669-671-673-675-777-779-260915-
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-
839 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 103 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...SOME OF WHICH MAY BE SEVERE
WITH STRONG WINDS AND LARGE HAIL. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT. WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN AND NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-868-870-872-874-876-878-260915-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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-
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-
839 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH TO SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER
MI

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO
NORTHWEST. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH LATE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-260915-
MAFOR 2603/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11256 13150 1214012130.
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT...11430
11630 11730 14830 11130. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY EVENING.

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