Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
312 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

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>743-241730-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
312 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ744-745-241730-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
312 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

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