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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
239 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

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 30.2 INCHES IS CENTERED OVER KENTUCKY
AND TENNESSEE THIS AFTERNOON WHILE A NORTHERN LOW IS ENTERING
MINNESOTA AT 29.7 INCHES AND A SOUTHERN LOW OF 29.5 INCHES IS OVER
THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE. THE NORTHERN LOW WILL MOVE OVER LAKE
SUPERIOR MONDAY AND GRADUALLY WEAKEN AS THE SOUTHERN LOW LIFTS
ACROSS THE MID MISSOURI VALLEY...THEN ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN LATE
MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE TO NEW
ENGLAND WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES BUILDS SOUTH ACROSS
THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES INTO THE PLAINS STATES. THE HIGH WILL SLOWLY
SHIFT TO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES BY FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-150515-
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-
239 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST.
PATCHY FOG. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-150515-
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-
239 PM CST SUN DEC 14 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. PATCHY FOG.
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-150515-
MAFOR 1422/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13413 12423 13430. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE TONIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
TONIGHT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14423 11423 12430 11336. PATCHY DRIZZLE TONIGHT.
PATCHY FOG MONDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY.

$$

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