Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
855 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 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>742-162145-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
855 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southeast this evening
and then south 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms
likely. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A Small Craft
Advisory may be needed.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt becoming west and
increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1
to 3 ft. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

$$

LMZ743>745-162145-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
855 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 10 kt becoming northeast.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to 20 kt
after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 1 to 3 ft. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt becoming west and
increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 ft building
to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

$$

BMD



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