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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
904 AM CDT THU JUL 2 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 RIDGE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES SPANS FROM MINNESOTA
INTO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES EARLY THIS MORNING WILL SLOWLY SHIFT
EAST AND WEAKEN THROUGH FRIDAY. A 29.7 INCH LOW WILL DROP ACROSS
THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES TODAY AND MOVE TO NORTHERN QUEBEC BY
SATURDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT SAGGING INTO FAR NORTHERN LAKE
MICHIGAN. A 30.0 INCH RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER LAKE MICHIGAN SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY WHILE ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES MOVES INTO
MANITOBA...THEN MOVE OVER HUDSON BAY TUESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-022130-
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-
904 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10
KT.  WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-022130-
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-
904 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-022130-
MAFOR 0215/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11810 14900 11500 11510 11520. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11120 13820 13110 11900. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING.

$$


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