Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
311 PM CST THU FEB 23 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.

LMZ740-240400-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
311 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ741>744-240400-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
311 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST OVERNIGHT.
RAIN SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ745-240400-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
311 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE.
RAIN SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$



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