Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
321 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

LMZ740>742-040330-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
321 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT
POSSIBLE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ743>745-040330-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
321 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
THIS EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KT AROUND DAYBREAK.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT LATE.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

KJB



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