Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
255 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

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>742-130415-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
255 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...North gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt after
midnight. Freezing spray. Scattered snow showers. Waves 10 to 14
ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12
ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to
7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves
2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less building to
1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.

$$

LMZ743>745-130415-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
255 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...North gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt after
midnight. Freezing spray. Scattered snow showers. Waves 10 to 14
ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 8 to 12 ft occasionally to
16 ft after midnight, then subsiding to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to
14 ft late.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Heavy freezing spray in
the morning. scattered snow showers through the day. Waves 6 to
9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to
9 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 5 to
10 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to
2 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft
subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.

$$

- Izzi



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