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FZUS63 KLOT 100134
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
834 PM CDT WED JUL 9 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 30.0 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN GREAT
LAKES REGION TONIGHT WILL STRENGTHEN TO 30.2 INCHES AS IT SLOWLY
MOVES TO LOWER MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE
TO DRIFT SLOWLY ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES WHILE A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES APPROACHES FROM THE PLAINS BY
EARLY FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE WELL NORTH OF
THE LAKES ACROSS NORTHEAST MANITOBA...WHILE A TRAILING WEAK COLD
FRONT WITHIN THE AFOREMENTIONED TROUGH MOVES SLOWLY ACROSS THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND WESTERN LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY. A
WEAK SURFACE WAVE OF 29.8 INCHES WILL MOVE ALONG THIS WEAK COLD
FRONT EARLY SUNDAY...WITH THE FRONT EVENTUALLY CLEARING LAKE
MICHIGAN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-100945-
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-
834 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-100945-
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-
834 PM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-100945-
MAFOR 1003/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13500 14400 11300. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13900 12200 12300 11310. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

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