Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
922 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.

LMZ740-232200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
922 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. 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.

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LMZ741>744-232200-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
922 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. 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 BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ745-232200-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
922 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. 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.

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