Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
917 AM CST Fri Dec 8 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>742-082300-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
917 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming west after
midnight. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow. Waves 5 to
8 ft occasionally to 10 ft building to 6 to 9 ft occasionally to
12 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to
25 kt, and then becoming west 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Partly
cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft
after midnight.

$$

LMZ743>745-082300-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
917 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt. Mostly sunny in the
morning, then partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4
ft late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of snow in
the evening, then snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest gales to 40 kt. Chance of snow. Waves 8 to
11 ft occasionally to 14 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally
to 18 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming west 10 to
20 kt after midnight. Slight chance of snow in the evening. Waves
8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.

$$

KMD



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