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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
605 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL MOVE EASTWARD FROM
SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC BY EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...WHILE AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES MOVES FROM
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TO THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC COAST BY MIDDAY MONDAY.
A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKES TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
HOWEVER...ANOTHER WEAKENING LOW OF 29.8 INCHES WILL DROP
SOUTHWARD ACROSS WISCONSIN BY MONDAY EVENING. THIS WEAKENING LOW
WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION TUESDAY...WITH WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGING OF 30.2 INCHES SPREADING ACROSS THE WESTERN
LAKES BY EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-260415-
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-
605 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT OVERNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST DURING THE
MORNING...THEN NORTH LATE. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BY THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ567-669-671-868-870-872-260415-
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 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-
605 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI TO
GRAND HAVEN MI

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...AND SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT FROM
LATE MORNING ON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW WITH PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST LATE. SNOW LIKELY WITH
PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BY THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ080-673-675-777-779-874-876-878-260415-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
605 PM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

NORTH POINT LIGHT WI TO GRAND HAVEN MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING...THEN
BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT FROM
LATE MORNING ON. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST LATE. SNOW LIKELY WITH PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR
RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BACKING TO NORTH TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
THURSDAY NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
LMZ761-260415-
MAFOR 2601 AMD/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11120 11220 12310 12420 11427. CHANCE OF SNOW
MONDAY MORNING THEN SNOW EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT...THEN
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12130 11220 11210 11200 11310 19420 11420. CHANCE
OF SNOW MONDAY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT...AND TO 1 TO 3 FT
MONDAY.

$$

KREIN



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