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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 PM CDT SUN APR 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES EXTENDS ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES TO THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS. AS THIS RIDGE
SLOWLY SAGS SOUTH TONIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
SOUTH ACROSS THE LAKE. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM
THE NORTHERN PLAINS MONDAY TO LAKE SUPERIOR TUESDAY AND FILL. LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST TO LAKE MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND
THEN CONTINUE TO THE NORTHEAST THURSDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-240330-
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-
255 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST TO 30 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO NORTH. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-240330-
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-
255 PM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST. OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-240330-
MAFOR 2321/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12130 12120 11220 11320 12330. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT MONDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11130 13120 11220 13320. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT MONDAY.

$$


RODRIGUEZ

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES


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