Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
902 AM CDT WED APR 23 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>742-232200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
902 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE THIS MORNING. GRADUALLY INCREASING CLOUDS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
FROM LATE MORNING ON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

LMZ743>745-232200-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
902 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
THIS MORNING. GRADUALLY INCREASING CLOUDS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

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