Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
903 PM CDT FRI APR 28 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>742-291100-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
903 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT THIS EVENING BECOMING
NORTHEAST AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TOWARD
DAYBREAK.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS
POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ743>745-291100-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
903 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY MORNING. CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TOWARD
DAYBREAK.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$



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