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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.2 INCHES WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY OVER EASTERN QUEBEC THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING
OF 30.2 INCHES FROM WESTERN ONTARIO TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL
MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER THE
OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY...BEFORE MOVING TO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES
SUNDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS
MANITOBA SUNDAY MORNING...THEN ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...AS ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
ACROSS ONTARIO MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-182200-
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-
855 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15
FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT
FROM LATE MORNING ON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-182200-
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-
855 AM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-182200-
MAFOR 1815/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11850 11840 12830 11820
11710 11600 11510. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8
TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 13 FT THIS AFTERNOON...TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT THIS
EVENING AND TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT SUNDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11856 11840 12830 11720
11710 11600 11610. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO
12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 13 FT THIS EVENING AND TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT SUNDAY MORNING.

$$

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