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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES IS OVER LAKE HURON THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL VERY SLOWLY MOVE TO LAKE ONTARIO BY TUESDAY
NIGHT...THEN MERGE WITH A DEEPER LOW JUST OFF THE NEW ENGLAND
COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES
STRETCHES FROM THE HIGH PLAINS INTO THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES. THE
HIGH WILL SLOWLY BUILD EASTWARD...BECOMING CENTERED OVER IOWA
THURSDAY AND THEN TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST FRIDAY. A 30.0 INCH
LOW WILL FORM OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION THURSDAY NIGHT
AND MOVE TO NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.9 INCHES WILL
BUILD INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-090415-
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-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALES TO 35
KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 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
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-090415-
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-
252 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$

LMZ761-090415-
MAFOR 0822/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13847 12747 13847 19857. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TUESDAY.


MICHIGAN SOUTH 12737 15747. FREEZING SPRAY TUESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TUESDAY.

$$

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