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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
204 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

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 of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure of 30.5 inches across the central
plains will move across northern Illinois this evening then to the
New England coast Saturday. Low pressure of 29.4 inches will move
across Hudson Bay tonight through Saturday with a trailing cold
front moving across Lake Michigan Saturday evening. A ridge
averaging 30.2 inches will move across Lake Michigan early Sunday.
Low pressure of 29.5 inches will move from Wyoming Sunday to
southern Lake Michigan Monday night.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-170445-
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-
204 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt backing to southwest and
increasing to 30 kt. Freezing spray overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft from late evening on.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 kt, with a brief period of gale
force gusts to 35 kt in the morning. Freezing spray in the
morning. Snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft building to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft
from late morning on.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of snow in the
evening. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 3 to
5 ft.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt backing to south to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Chance of snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow. Waves 5 to
8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt backing to northeast 15 to
25 kt. Rain and snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8
ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 kt. Rain showers likely with a
chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of snow and rain
showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-170445-
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-
204 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt backing to southwest. Waves 3
to 5 ft.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to
5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft from late morning on.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of snow in the
evening. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 4 to 6
ft occasionally to 8 ft overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally
to 10 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt. Chance of rain overnight.
Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Rain showers.  Waves 3 to 5
ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming north. Rain
showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain showers. Waves
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.

$$

LMZ761-170445-
MAFOR 1622/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11620 12530 13540 11540 19550 11547. Waves 2 to 4
ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft tonight, and
increasing to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft Saturday.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12620 12520 11530 13540. Chance of snow showers
early Saturday afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft tonight. Waves 4 to 7
ft occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10
ft Saturday.

$$


KMD

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