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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
556 AM CST TUE NOV 29 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...THE 28.9 INCH LOW WILL WEAKEN TO 29.5 INCHES TODAY
WHILE ROTATING OVER MINNESOTA. THE LOW WILL THEN TRAVEL OVER THE
GREAT LAKES AND REACH QUEBEC THURSDAY MORNING. A HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER THE PLAINS THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY AND THEN PASS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES OVER THE
WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-291645-
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-
556 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35
KT...AND THEN BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-291645-
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-
556 AM CST TUE NOV 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT LATE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-291645-
MAFOR 2910/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13550 11440 11430 11420
11410. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14
FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12440 12430 12420 11520. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
TONIGHT.

$$


JEE

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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