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FZUS63 KLOT 110753
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
253 AM CDT FRI JUL 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES TONIGHT WILL MOVE TO NEW ENGLAND ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES STRETCHING FROM
CENTRAL CANADA THROUGH THE HIGH PLAINS WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST. THE
MAIN SURFACE LOW PASSES WELL NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY
NIGHT...WITH THE AFOREMENTIONED TROUGH TO MOVE OVER LAKE MICHIGAN
ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE COLD FRONT OF THIS WEATHER SYSTEM WILL
PASS OVER THE LAKE SUNDAY MORNING FOLLOWED BY A SECOND STRONGER COLD
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-111515-
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-
253 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUIDLING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-111515-
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-
253 AM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-111515-
MAFOR 1109/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12420 12430 14420. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12410 13420 13410. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

KMD




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