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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
854 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES OVER NORTHERN INDIANA
WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHWEST TO NORTHWEST INDIANA BY
MIDDAY...BEFORE WEAKENING AND MOVING NORTHEAST ACROSS LAKE HURON
BY SUNDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL BUILD
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN LAKES SUNDAY NIGHT. THE
HIGH WILL MOVE EAST TO NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK...WITH WEAKER RIDGING LINGERING OVER THE LAKES. ANOTHER LOW
WILL PASS NORTH OF THE LAKES MID TO LATE WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-012115-
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-
854 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-012115-
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-
854 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE IN THE DAY. CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-012115-
MAFOR 0115/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11230 12120 14126 11820. SCATTERED SHOWERS TODAY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT SUNDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12126 11116 11110 11810 12710 11720. SCATTERED
SHOWERS TONIGHT WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT TODAY SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT BY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

MTF

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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