Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
912 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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>743-122300-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
912 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO EXTENSIVE ICE COVERAGE

$$

LMZ744-745-122300-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
912 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
BEACHLER


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