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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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 29.3 INCHES OVER EASTERN QUEBEC
CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTH TOWARDS NEWFOUNDLAND AND DEEPEN TO AROUND
29.1 INCHES INTO OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES
STRETCHING FROM MANITOBA TO THE WESTERN GULF COAST...WILL SHIFT
EAST AND CONSOLIDATE INTO A HIGH WITH A PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES
OVER THE OHIO VALLEY OVERNIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN DEVELOP
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND TRACK EASTWARD TO NORTHERN LAKE
MICHIGAN THURSDAY WITH A PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.9 INCHES. THE LOW
WILL BRING A COOL FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN LATER
THURSDAY OR EARLY FRIDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD IN
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-563-160930-
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 ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
855 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
LATE THIS EVENING AND THEN SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KT LATE. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-366-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-
878-160930-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
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 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
855 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE
FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT WEST OF MID LAKE LATE MORNING THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL 35 KT GALES
THROUGH THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.


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LMZ761-160930-
MAFOR 1603/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11710 19110 11310 12320 12330 12347. CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT WEDNESDAY. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT WEDNESDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12420 11430 13440 19450 12440 19450. CHANCE OF RAIN
WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
WEDNESDAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT WEDNESDAY
EVENING.

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BEACHLER




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