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FZUS63 KLOT 261949
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
249 PM CDT WED AUG 26 2015

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...A 30.2 INCH HIGH OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
WILL SPREAD OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES THIS EVENING BEFORE
REACHING THE EAST COAST FRIDAY. A 29.7 INCH LOW WILL FORM OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND WEAKEN TO AROUND 29.8
INCHES AS IT MOVES OVER THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.1 WILL PASS OVER NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-270330-
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 WED AUG 26 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT
BY EARLY AFTERNOON..THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-270330-
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 WED AUG 26 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST AND DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO WEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-270330-
MAFOR 2621/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11820 14810 11800 12410. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11810 12110 12100 11200 11300 11410. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.

$$


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