Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
940 PM 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.

LMZ740-241115-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
940 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. RAIN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TOWARD DAYBREAK.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ741>744-241115-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
940 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST
TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ745-241115-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
940 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST
TOWARD DAYBREAK. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$


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