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FZUS63 KLOT 280742
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
242 AM CDT MON JUL 28 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER THE FAR EASTERN
GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE TO THE MOUTH OF THE ST LAWRENCE RIVER BY
LATE TONIGHT AND DEEPEN TO 29.4 INCHES AS IT DOES. HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.2 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST
AND WEAKEN INTO TUESDAY. LOW PRESSURE AT 29.8 INCHES WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS EASTERN ONTARIO ON TUESDAY AND VERY SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST
INTO THURSDAY. THIS WILL MOVE A WEAK COLD FRONT SOUTHWARD ACROSS
THE NORTHERN PART OF THE LAKE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.
OTHERWISE...THE PRESSURE PATTERN ACROSS THE LAKE DURING THE MIDDLE
TO LATTER PART OF THE WEEK LOOKS TO REMAIN FAIRLY TRANQUIL.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-281530-
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-
242 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BY EARLY AFTERNOON...AND THEN TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-281530-
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-
242 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS EARLY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 15 FT PERSISTING THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EARLY BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT BY MID EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT AGAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
FROM LATE MORNING ON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.

$$

LMZ761-281530-
MAFOR 2809/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12840 11830 19720 14610 11720. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...AND THEN TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12840 19850 12840 11830 11720 11610 11720. WAVES 8
TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT PERSISTING THROUGH MID
MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES FURTHER SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT BY LATE TONIGHT.

$$

MTF





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