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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
833 PM CST SUN DEC 28 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...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF 31.2 INCHES OVER NORTHERN ALBERTA
WILL BUILD SOUTH ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS WEAKENING TO 30.6
INCHES THROUGH MIDWEEK...THEN WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE LOWER AND
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY AT 30.4 INCHES.
MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.2 INCHES WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH
HUDSON BAY WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...THEN LIFT TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-291115-
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-
833 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KT.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-291115-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
833 PM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
18 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10
TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-291115-
MAFOR 2904/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11730 15720 11720. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11720 12820 12810 13820. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

BMD




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