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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

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 29.5 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES WILL LIFT NORTHEAST OF LAKE SUPERIOR BY MIDDAY AS IT DEEPENS
TO 29.3 INCHES. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NORTH TO NEAR JAMES BAY BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AS IT DEEPENS FURTHER TO 29.2 INCHES. HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE PLAINS TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY AND THEN MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE THURSDAY NIGHT AS LARGE STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.5 INCHES BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT AND
ACROSS THE LAKES REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-282130-
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-
855 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-282130-
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-
855 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE. WAVES 6
TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$
LMZ761-282130-
MAFOR 2815/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13540 19550 14640 11740. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON...EVENING AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13640 19650 13640 12740. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

RODRIGUEZ





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