Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
613 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average 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.

LMZ740>742-160415-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
613 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt
after midnight. Slight chance of snow after midnight. Waves 1 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming west 5 to 10 kt.
Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to
15 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Snow and rain likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-160415-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
613 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TONIGHT...Variable winds 5 to 10 kt becoming northwest to 15 to
25 kt after midnight. Slight chance of rain in the evening. Slight
chance of snow after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1
to 3 ft late.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Slight chance of snow in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming south after
midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Snow and rain likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
KJB


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