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FZUS63 KLOT 280751
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 AM CDT THU APR 28 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES ACROSS NORTHERN
MANITOBA...ONTARIO AND HUDSON BAY WILL REMAIN STATIONARY FOR THE
NEXT FEW DAYS AND THEN DRIFT EAST OVER QUEBEC EARLY NEXT WEEK. A
29.7 INCH LOW OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS WILL MOVE TO THE
CENTRAL ATLANTIC COAST BY FRIDAY. BROAD HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING
30.2 INCHES WILL SPREAD OVER THE LAKE FRIDAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE
AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES FORMS OVER THE PLAINS FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY AND THE
NORTHEAST COAST ON MONDAY WHILE WEAKENING TO 29.7 INCHES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-281515-
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-
251 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-281515-
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-
251 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-281515-
MAFOR 2809/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11120 11220 14120 11120 11110. SCATTERED RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11246 12240 11130 14120. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT TODAY...THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

$$

LENNING


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