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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
849 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 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 29.6 INCHES OVER SOUTHWEST QUEBEC
WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO CENTRAL QUEBEC TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES SPREADS ACROSS THE
MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE HIGH WILL THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES REGION AND THE OHIO VALLEY THURSDAY AND THE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN THE DOMINANT FEATURE IMPACTING LAKE MICHIGAN
INTO FRIDAY...WITH RELATIVELY LIGHT WINDS COVERING THE LAKE. BY
FRIDAY NIGHT...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES WILL DROP OUT OF THE
CANADIAN ROCKIES TO LAKE WINNIPEG WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT
EXTENDING INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO TRACK
TO HUDSON BAY SATURDAY NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING THE COLD FRONT TO THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. AS THE FRONT AND THE ASSOCIATED SURFACE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACH THE LAKE...WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE AND BECOME GENERALLY SOUTHERLY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE
FRONT IS NOT EXPECTED TO CROSS THE LAKE UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-160945-
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 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-160945-
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 PM CDT TUE JUL 15 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-160945-
MAFOR 1603/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11730 13720 11710 13900. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12820 14720 12710. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY EVENING.

$$

RODRIGUEZ





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