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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
252 AM CST SUN FEB 14 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...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES OVER THE
GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY WILL MOVE TO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND
THE MID ATLANTIC STATES BY EVENING...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5
INCHES MOVES EAST ACROSS SASKATCHEWAN AND MANITOBA. WEAKER
TROUGHING AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES WILL TRAIL SOUTH ACROSS THE
PLAINS. THE CANADIAN LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST OVER HUDSON BAY
THROUGH TONIGHT...TRAILING A WEAKER TROUGH ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY. THIS TROUGH WILL EVENTUALLY MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
ON TUESDAY...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE
NORTHEASTERN STATES. HIGH PRESSURE RIDING OF 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE BY WEDNESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-141615-
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-
252 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH AT 10 TO 20 KT
THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-141615-
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-
252 AM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT DURING THE MORNING...AND TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-141615-
MAFOR 1410/
MICHIGAN NORTH 10900 11510 12430 11440 14447. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 10300 11310 12330 11337 12347 12447. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
TONIGHT.

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