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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
851 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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...A 30.1 INCH HIGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS SOUTHERN
LAKE MICHIGAN INTO WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
SOUTHWARD OVER THE LAKE INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. WEAK LOW PRESSURE
WILL PASS JUST SOUTH OF THE LAKE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES SPREADS OVER THE
LAKE BY SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-262130-
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-
851 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KT LATE. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-262130-
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-
851 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST LATE. WAVES 2
FT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-262130-
MAFOR 2615/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11500 11510 13520 11610 12700. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES AROUND 1 FT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11600 14500 11500 12600. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$


KJB



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