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FZUS63 KLOT 100751
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 AM CDT WED SEP 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER IOWA THIS MORNING
WILL TRACK NORTHWEST ACROSS CENTRAL LAKE MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON
WITH A PRESSURE AROUND 29.3 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES
WILL BUILD OVER THE PLAINS AND UPPER MIDWEST BEHIND THE LOW BY
LATE WEEK...THEN WEAKEN TO 30.3 INCHES AND SPREAD OVER THE LAKE
THIS WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-101615-
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-
251 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 30 KT IN
THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO NORTHWEST LATE. SHOWERS WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTH OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT FROM LATE
MORNING ON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-101615-
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-
251 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH GALES TO 40 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 45 KT VEERING TO WEST
GALES TO 35 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT QUICKLY BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-101615-
MAFOR 1009/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
11329 11339 12349 11746 11750 12850. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT LATER TODAY AND THROUGH
TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
10320 11459 11469 11459 11559 11650 11750 11740 11840. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS TONIGHT WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT
TODAY...THEN SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
TONIGHT.

$$

KMD




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