Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
701 PM CDT WED OCT 29 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>742-300315-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
701 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 1 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES
TO 35 KT LATE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 45 KT. A CHANCE OF STORM FORCE GUSTS TO
50 KT. RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES QUICKLY BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 25 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ743>745-300315-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
701 PM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10
KT LATE. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 1 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES
TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 45 KT. STORM FORCE GUSTS TO 50 KT
POSSIBLE. RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES QUICKLY BUILDING TO 20 TO 25 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 30 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

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