Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
303 PM CDT THU APR 27 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>742-280330-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
303 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT
AND BECOMING SOUTH LATE. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY
BE NEEDED.

$$

LMZ743>745-280330-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
303 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

MTF


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