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FZUS63 KLOT 260232
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
832 PM CST TUE NOV 25 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...A RIDGE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER THE LAKE
VERY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. MEANWHILE...A 29.7 INCH LOW OVER
THE DAKOTAS WILL WEAKEN TO 30.0 INCHES AS IT MOVES OVER THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY LATE MORNING...AND THEN TO THE CAROLINAS BY
THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER
THE PLAINS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING AND MOVE
OVER THE LAKE AT 30.4 INCHES THURSDAY EVENING. ANOTHER LOW
AVERAGING 29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER LAKE SUPERIOR THIS WEEKEND.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-261030-
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-
832 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-261030-
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-
832 PM CST TUE NOV 25 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING 10 TO 15 KT...AND
THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-261030-
MAFOR 2604/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11617 12507 12400 12900 11707. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12510 11400 11300 12310 11200 11800. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
OVERNIGHT AND PERSISTING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

MTF




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