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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 AM CDT THU SEP 11 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 29.3 INCHES OVER SOUTHWEST QUEBEC WILL
MOVE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST THROUGH QUEBEC TODAY WHILE DEEPENING TO
29.2 INCHES. A LARGE AND EXPANSIVE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.7 INCHES
WILL BUILD OVER THE PLAINS AND UPPER MIDWEST BEHIND THE DEPARTING
LOW. THIS HIGH WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION
THIS WEEKEND WHILE WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-111545-
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-
255 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT THIS MORNING..EASING TO NORTH WINDS
TO 30 KT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST 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 SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-111545-
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-
255 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.  WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE.
.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. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-111545-
MAFOR 1109/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12850 12840 13830 11120.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...14840 13830 11120. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE
TONIGHT.

$$

KMD






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