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FZUS63 KLOT 070857
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
257 AM CST WED DEC 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...THE 29.5 INCH LOW OVER SOUTHERN ONTARIO WILL MOVE TO
JAMES BAY BY THIS EVENING...THEN REACH NORTHERN QUEBEC THURSDAY. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.5 INCHES IS BUILDING THROUGH
THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS. THE RIDGE WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE
OHIO VALLEY AND THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY THIS
EVENING. THE RIDGE WILL SPREAD EAST TO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
FRIDAY WHILE INCREASING TO 30.7 INCHES. THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE TO
BUILD EAST TO THE MID ATLANTIC REGION BY SATURDAY EVENING AS LOW
OF 29.8 INCHES FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-071615-
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-
257 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO GALES TO 35 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-071615-
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-
257 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ761-071615-
MAFOR 0710/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...15650 11650 11640.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT
TODAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 16640. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$


RODRIGUEZ

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