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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
849 AM CDT SUN APR 24 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 BROAD HIGH OF 30.2 INCHES STRETCHING FROM QUEBEC
THROUGH THE GULF COAST WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST THIS AFTERNOON.
A 29.4 INCH LOW OVER SOUTH DAKOTA WEAKENS AND PASSES OVER SOUTHERN
LAKE MICHIGAN AT 29.6 INCHES MONDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.4
INCHES FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY NIGHT AND PASSES
SOUTH OF THE LAKE AT AROUND 29.5 INCHES THURSDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-242130-
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-
849 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-242130-
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-
849 AM CDT SUN APR 24 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-242130-
MAFOR 2415/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11310 12226 12236 12246 11249. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT MONDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11420 13320 11420 11430 12420. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT MONDAY MORNING.

$$


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