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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES
STRETCHES FROM WISCONSIN TO THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND WILL MOVE
ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES WILL
MOVE FROM HUDSON BAY TONIGHT TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES
WEDNESDAY...WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
TUESDAY NIGHT. A RIDGE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL SPAN THE PLAINS AND
CANADIAN PRAIRIES WEDNESDAY...AND MOVE OVER LAKE MICHIGAN FRIDAY
INTO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-030315-
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-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTH
15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-030315-
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-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-030315-
MAFOR 0221/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12600 12500 12510 11526 11536. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TUESDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11810 11700 13600 11520 12530. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TUESDAY.

$$


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