Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
912 PM CDT THU MAR 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.

LMZ740-741-171015-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
912 PM CDT THU MAR 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT LATE. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY OVERNIGHT WITH BRIEF
SLEET POSSIBLE...BECOMING ALL RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

LMZ742>745-171015-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
912 PM CDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15
TO 25 KT OVERNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH BRIEF
SLEET POSSIBLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

MTF



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