Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
929 AM CST MON DEC 22 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.

LMZ740-222215-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
929 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT THIS AFTERNOON AND TO 30 KT BY EVENING. PERIODS OF RAIN THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT THIS EVENING BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ741-742-222215-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
929 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT THIS AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL 30 KT GUSTS BY EVENING.
PERIODS OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT
BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.

$$

LMZ743>745-222215-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
929 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

RC





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