Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
952 AM CST Thu Jan 11 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>742-112315-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
952 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest 20 to
25 kt late. Periods of rain. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to
4 ft late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming gales to 35 kt after
midnight and shifting north late. Periods of rain transitioning to
freezing rain and sleet likely early to mid evening. Chance of
snow overnight. Freezing spray after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray. Chance of snow
showers through the day. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray. Snow
showers likely. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.

$$

LMZ743>745-112315-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
952 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest. Periods
of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt
after midnight and shifting north late. Periods of rain,
transitioning to light freezing rain and light sleet likely mid
to late evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Freezing
spray after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft building to 8 to 11 ft
occasionally to 14 ft.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray. Slight chance of
snow showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 kt. Snow showers likely.
Freezing spray. Waves Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.

$$
Ed F



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