Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 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>742-120415-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest winds 15
to 25 kt early this evening, then increasing to gales to 35 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Chance of snow this evening. Freezing
spray after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Freezing spray in the morning. Waves 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to
10 ft in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Partly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south in the
afternoon. A chance of flurries in the morning, then chance of
snow in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in
the afternoon.

$$

LMZ743>745-120415-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
322 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt quickly shifting to
northwest early this evening, and increasing to gales to 40 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Chance of snow mainly this evening.
Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 40 kt. Freezing spray through the
day. Slight chance of snow showers through the day. Waves 10 to
14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 8 to 12 ft occasionally
to 16 ft in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Slight chance of snow.
Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south in the
afternoon. A chance of flurries in the morning, then chance of
snow in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

KMD



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