Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
954 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

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 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.

LMZ740>743-242200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
954 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ744-745-242200-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
954 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

$$





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