Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
353 AM CST THU FEB 23 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.

LMZ740-231615-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
353 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25
KT BY LATE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT THIS
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ741>744-231615-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
353 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ745-231615-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
353 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

KJB



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