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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
814 PM CDT SUN MAY 31 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 HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES EXTENDS
FROM NORTHERN QUEBEC THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES. THIS RIDGE
WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD OVER THE CENTRAL LAKES BY EARLY TUESDAY AND
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WHILE GRADUALLY WEAKENING. LOW
PRESSURE AROUND 29.8 INCHES WILL APPROACH THE GREAT LAKES FROM THE
UPPER PLAINS ON THURSDAY NIGHT BUT WILL LIKELY WEAKEN BEFORE
REACHING LAKE MICHIGAN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-010930-
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-
814 PM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10
KT FROM LATE EVENING ON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-010930-
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-
814 PM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH FROM LATE
MORNING ON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-010930-
MAFOR 0104/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11120 13110 13120 11110. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11820 13120 14820. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
MONDAY...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT MONDAY EVENING.

$$


KJB


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