Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
314 AM CST THU DEC 25 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>743-251615-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
314 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.

$$

LMZ744-745-251615-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
314 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AND BECOMING
SOUTHWEST BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

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