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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
853 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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 EXTENDS FROM IOWA EAST
INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE UPPER GREAT
LAKES BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...THEN CONTINUE NORTHEAST ACROSS
QUEBEC THURSDAY. A 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE HIGH PLAINS EARLY
THURSDAY WILL SPREAD EAST TO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THURSDAY
NIGHT...THEN TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST SATURDAY. MEANWHILE...A
WEAK TROUGH OF 30.0 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THURSDAY
NIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK TROUGH ON SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES SATURDAY NIGHT
AND PASS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-031015-
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-
853 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN TO 15 TO 25 KT BY
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND SNOW TAPERING OFF TO DRIZZLE.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-031015-
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-
853 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SHIFTING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-031015-
MAFOR 0304/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
11257 11143 11133 12837 13747. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11243 11323 12530 13640 11740. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BY MORNING...THEN BUILDING AGAIN TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

IZZI


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