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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 PM CST FRI FEB 27 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 OF 30.7 INCHES OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND INDIANA THIS
EVENING...MOVING ACROSS OHIO AND INTO PENNSYLVANIA BY SATURDAY
MORNING. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL PASS FAR TO
THE NORTH ACROSS HUDSON BAY WHILE WEAKENING. LOW PRESSURE OF 30.0
INCHES WILL MOVE FROM THE PLAINS TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY ON
SUNDAY...WHILE A COLD FRONTAL TROUGH AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES
APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE LAKE LATE SUNDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES
BUILDING FROM THE PLAINS EAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES
REGION ON MONDAY. THE HIGH WILL MOVE INTO NEW ENGLAND BY EARLY
TUESDAY...AS LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS
AND MOVES ACROSS ILLINOIS AND TO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION
LATE TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-563-280500-
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 ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
251 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO EXTENSIVE ICE COVERAGE.

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LMZ080-366-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-
878-280500-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
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 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 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-
251 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE RAIN... FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-280500-
MAFOR 2722/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14530 14520.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14630 14520. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

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