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FZUS63 KLOT 280246
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
846 PM CST SAT DEC 27 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 SOUTHWEST QUEBEC
WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES EXTENDING ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL BUILD EAST
ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...AND THEN CONTINUE
TO BUILD EAST OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKES THROUGH MONDAY.
THE CENTER OF THE STRONG HIGH WILL BUILD SOUTH ACROSS THE PLAINS
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...AVERAGING 30.9 INCHES DURING THIS PERIOD.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-280900-
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-
846 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-280900-
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 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-
846 PM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
LMZ761-280900-
MAFOR 2804/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11740 14630 13730. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11740 12730 14720 11820. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT TONIGHT AND TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUNDAY.

$$




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