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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
837 PM CST SUN JAN 31 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER GEORGIAN BAY
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN QUEBEC OVERNIGHT
WHILE STRENGTHENING TO 29.2 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES
ACROSS THE PLAINS WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE ON MONDAY. A
DEEPER LOW PRESSURE...LIKELY AROUND 29.4 INCHES...WILL MOVE TO THE
GREAT LAKES REGION LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE AROUND 30.4 INCHES WILL FILL IN BEHIND THIS LOW
THURSDAY...THEN SHIFT EAST OF THE LAKE ON FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-011030-
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-
837 PM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-011030-
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-
837 PM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST LATE IN
THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BACKING TO NORTHWEST.
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-011030-
MAFOR 0104/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14720 11710 12600 11500. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT MONDAY AFTERNOON AND TO A FOOT OR LESS
MONDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13720 12710 12700 11200. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT MONDAY AND TO 1 TO 2 FT MONDAY EVENING.

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