Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
301 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

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>742-180500-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
301 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt
after midnight, then becoming northwest 10 to 20 kt late. Rain
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally
to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 40 kt.
Rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 4
to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to 7 to 10 ft occasionally
to 13 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt
late. Slight chance of snow in the evening. Waves 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

LMZ743>745-180500-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
301 PM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest 20 to 25 kt
after midnight then becoming west 10 to 20 kt late. Rain and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft
or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming north gales to
45 kt. Rain. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to 12
to 16 ft occasionally to 21 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 40 kt. Slight chance of rain
and snow in the evening. Waves 12 to 16 ft occasionally to 21 ft
subsiding to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming west 15 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to
12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft in the
afternoon.

$$

BMD



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