Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
308 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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.

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WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
308 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EARLY INCREASING TO 30 KT THIS
MORNING AND BECOMING SOUTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW WITH SLEET...
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
308 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EARLY BECOMING SOUTH WINDS
TO 30 KT THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. PARTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO EXTENSIVE ICE COVERAGE

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