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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
259 PM CST THU FEB 16 2017

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 OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVE, ALONG WITH THE
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10% OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES
WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.2
INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN AND MANITOBA FRIDAY TO JAMES
BAY SATURDAY EVENING. ANOTHER RIDGE AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST TO THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES AND UPPER OHIO VALLEY LATE SUNDAY. A 29.5 INCH
LOW WILL LIFT FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS EARLY MONDAY TO THE
NORTHERN REGION OF ONTARIO TUESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-170415-
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-
259 PM CST THU FEB 16 2017

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-170415-
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-
259 PM CST THU FEB 16 2017

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-170415-
MAFOR 1622/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12420 13320 13420. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14320 14420. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$


LENNING

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES



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