Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
316 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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>742-041545-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
316 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EARLY THIS MORNING BECOME
NORTH AND INCREASING TO 30 KT WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KT. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ743>745-041545-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
316 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EARLY THIS MORNING BECOMING
NORTH AND INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 15 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
15 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

BMD


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