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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 PM CDT WED APR 16 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 30.5 INCHES REMAINS CENTERED ACROSS
NEW ENGLAND STRETCHING EAST INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIME TONIGHT.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES CENTERED OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHEAST...AND WILL BECOME
CENTERED OVER CENTRAL WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT AND WEAKEN TO 29.9
INCHES BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL THEN LIFT NORTH
TOWARDS NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN THURSDAY AFTERNOON...FILLING TO
30.1 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER MANITOBA
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO HUDSON BAY BY SATURDAY WITH
RIDGING EXTENDING OVER LAKE MICHIGAN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-170945-
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-
855 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30
KT OVERNIGHT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT OVERNIGHT. SNOW
OR RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT.
SNOW LIKELY OR CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT DURING
THE DAY...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT SUNDAY NIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-170945-
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-
855 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTH. CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT FROM LATE EVENING ON.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KT
SUNDAY NIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.


$$
LMZ761-170945-
MAFOR 1703/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11330 11347 19357 12347 12430 12610. CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT THURSDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12340 12430 12420 12610. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT THURSDAY EVENING.

$$

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