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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
855 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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...Low pressure of 29.2 inches over northern Manitoba
will lift to Hudson Bay today while a trailing cold front moves
across Lake Michigan. Another low of 29.4 inches will move from
Alberta to Ontario Monday pushing a stronger cold front across
Lake Michigan. Low pressure of 29.8 inches will form over the
upper Ohio Valley Monday night and lift into Quebec Tuesday
deepening to 29.3 inches.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-222130-
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 Sun Oct 22 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 kt veering to west this
afternoon...then becoming northwest 10 to 20 kt late. Occasional
gales to 35 kt possible through the morning. Chance of showers
this morning...then showers this afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10
ft.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of showers in the
evening...then slight chance of showers overnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest to
30 kt. Chance of showers in the evening...then showers likely
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 40 kt
in the afternoon. Showers likely in the morning...then showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to
6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 40 kt diminishing to gales to
35 kt. Rain showers likely. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to
13 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to
5 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south 15 to
25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-222130-
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 Sun Oct 22 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 kt veering to northwest. A few
gale force gusts to 35 kt possible through the morning. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms this morning...then
showers this afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest 10 to 20
kt. Showers likely in the evening...then slight chance of showers
overnight. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 3
to 5 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest 10 to
20 kt. Chance of showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest to
30 kt. Chance of showers. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt.
Showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to
6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt.
Chance of rain showers. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest 10 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Chance of rain showers. Waves 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to
8 ft.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$
LMZ761-222130-
MAFOR 2215/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11440 11546 11736 11716 13610 11510. Chance of
showers late this morning. Waves 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13
feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet today. Waves
4 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
tonight and Monday morning.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11440 11546 11746 11846 12720 12710. Chance of
showers late this morning. Chance of showers late this evening.
Chance of showers Monday morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet occasionally
to 11 feet today. Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Monday
morning.

$$


Rodriguez

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