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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
851 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND 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.

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES EXTENDS FROM
HUDSON BAY THROUGH THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...WHILE A 29.6
INCH LOW OVER THE DAKOTAS SHIFTS INTO ONTARIO ON WEDNESDAY BEFORE
ENDING UP NEAR JAMES BAY ON THURSDAY. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2
INCHES WILL THEN SHIFT OVER THE LAKE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.
NEW LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE UPPER
MIDWEST FRIDAY AND THEN MOVE OVER THE LAKE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-010930-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
851 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-010930-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
851 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO EAST. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-010930-
MAFOR 0103/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11220 12320 12329 12429 11420. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 10900 11210 12310 12420 12419 11510. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT WEDNESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
WEDNESDAY EVENING.

$$

BMD



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