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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
244 PM CDT THU AUG 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 30.1 INCHES OVER THE MIDWEST AND
WESTERN GREAT LAKES THIS AFTERNOON...WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER
THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY BY MIDDAY FRIDAY. FARTHER WEST...LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES WILL TAKE SHAPE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS
BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SUNDAY WHILE HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES MOVES
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-150415-
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-
244 PM CDT THU AUG 14 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH BY EARLY
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-150415-
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-
244 PM CDT THU AUG 14 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-150415-
MAFOR 1421/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12720 14610 12510. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12810 12900 13510 11410. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

$$

KJB




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