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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
852 PM CDT THU APR 10 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES OVER THE CORN BELT WILL
MOVE SOUTH TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY MORNING...THEN TO THE EAST
COAST BY FRIDAY NIGHT. A LOW OF 29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS
ONTARIO TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS WELL. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES
OVER ALBERTA WILL DEEPEN TO 29.5 INCHES OVER THE PLAINS FRIDAY
NIGHT AND TRACK EAST INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES SUNDAY. A
TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
BEFORE STALLING OUT JUST SOUTH OF THE LAKE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS ON THE TAIL END OF THIS FRONT SUNDAY BEFORE RIDING THE
FRONT NORTHEAST TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-110930-
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-
852 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KT...THEN BACKING TO SOUTH BY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT BY MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO WINDS TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-110930-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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-
852 PM CDT THU APR 10 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10
KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT.
.FRIDAY...WINDS BECOMING SOUTH EARLY THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO NORTH TO 30 KT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT
OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ761-110930-
MAFOR 1103/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11630 11510 12400 11410 13420 19430. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT BY FRIDAY MORNING...THEN
BUILDING AGAIN TO 2 TO 4 FT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11610 13900 11410 11420 12430. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT TONIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT FRIDAY.

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