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FZUS63 KLOT 281955
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 PM CDT WED SEP 28 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 29.8 INCH LOW IS CENTERED OVER KENTUCKY WILL SLOWLY
SHIFT OVER THE SOUTHEAST COAST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A 30.4
INCH HIGH CURRENTLY OVER SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA WILL MERGE WITH THE
30.6 INCH HIGH OVER QUEBEC THURSDAY AFTERNOON. ANOTHER WEAK
SURFACE LOW OF 30.0 INCHES FORMS OVER INDIANA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
THEN WEAKENS OVER SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-290330-
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-
255 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-290330-
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-
255 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING GALES TO 35 KT THIS
EVENING. ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14
FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
14 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-290330-
MAFOR 2821/
MICHIGAN NORTH 16140. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11140 14150 12140 19150
11140. SCATTERED SHOWERS TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
14 FT THURSDAY.

$$


JEE

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