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FZUS63 KLOT 291949
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
249 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 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...WEAK AND BROAD LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER THE
SOUTHERN LAKES REGION WILL REMAIN STATIONARY THROUGH TONIGHT AND
THEN MOVE SLOWLY EAST THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT
OVER THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE LAKE WILL SAG SLOWLY SOUTH OF THE
LAKE THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES STATIONARY OVER
THE NORTHERN LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY WILL SPREAD ACROSS LAKE
MICHIGAN SUNDAY AND EARLY MONDAY BEFORE SHIFTING EASTWARD. A LARGE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND 29.6 INCHES WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE PLAINS DURING THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK REACHING THE
NORTHERN LAKES SOMETIME MID TO LATE WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-300200-
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-
249 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 2
TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-300200-
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-
249 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-300200-
MAFOR 2921/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12120 14220 12120. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12130 13230 11220 11120 11830. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$



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