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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
246 AM CST FRI MAR 6 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 30.7 INCH HIGH STRETCHES FROM NEW YORK THROUGH
EASTERN TEXAS AND IT WILL CONTINUE TO SLIDE SOUTHEAST MOVING OVER
THE SOUTHEAST U.S. THIS EVENING. A 29.5 INCH LOW OVER NORTHERN
MANITOBA WILL REACH NORTHERN QUEBEC THIS EVENING WHILE A SECOND
29.7 INCH LOW FORMS OVER SOUTHERN MANITOBA THIS EVENING. THE
SECOND LOW PASSES OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES LATE TONIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.1 INCHES
QUICKLY MOVES OVER LAKE MICHIGAN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING. A LOW AVERAGING 29.3 INCHES MOVES OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA
MONDAY EVENING AND REACHES WEST CENTRAL QUEBEC TUESDAY EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-061630-
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-
246 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-061630-
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-
246 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KT ARE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
FROM LATE EVENING ON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-061630-
MAFOR 0610/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11530 11541 12541 19551 11541 11630 12620. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT TODAY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11530 12541 11541 19551 12541 11630 11520. WAVES 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 13 FT TODAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT TONIGHT.

$$

JEE





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