Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
912 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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>743-282230-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
912 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT AND THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT NEAR DAYBREAK.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT QUICKLY INCREASING TO 30 KT
AND BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GALES TO 35
KT POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF WINTRY MIX IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25
KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ744-745-282230-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
912 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KT BY LATE AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT QUICKLY INCREASING TO 30 KT
AND THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF WINTRY MIX. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO
11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.

$$

KJB







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