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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
847 AM CST SUN FEB 7 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER
OF MINNESOTA THIS MORNING WILL MOVE TO THE UPPER PENINSULA OF
MICHIGAN BY LATE THIS EVENING...WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.5 INCHES
AS IT DOES SO. THE LOW WILL THEN DRIFT TO LAKE HURON BY TUESDAY
NIGHT AND THEN TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.
MEANWHILE STRONG CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES WILL BUILD
INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST FROM SOUTHERN CANADA DURING MIDWEEK AND TO
THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES BY THURSDAY NIGHT AS IT STARTS TO WEAKEN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-072300-
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-
847 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20
KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN NORTH 15 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON AND INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-072300-
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-
847 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY
MID MORNING AND THEN INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-072300-
MAFOR 0716/
MICHIGAN NORTH 10440 11540 12530 11520 11510 11610 11607 11717.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TODAY AND THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING AND THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11540 11530 11520 12620 11610 11617 11737. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING AND THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

RC


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