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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
846 PM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

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 30.3 INCHES IS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
WESTERN GREAT LAKES AND UPPER MIDWEST THIS AFTERNOON...AND WILL
SLOWLY SHIFT TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES AND UPPER OHIO VALLEY LATE
THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES WILL FORM OVER
THE NORTHERN PLAINS THURSDAY...THEN LIFT TO MANITOBA SUNDAY
DEEPENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.3 INCHES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-180930-
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-
846 PM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES LESS THAN 2
FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-180930-
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-
846 PM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AND BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20
KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AND
BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-180930-
MAFOR 1803/
MICHIGAN NORTH
14700 13900 11500. WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11820 11810 13110 12820 11810. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT...THEN BUILDING AGAIN TO 2 TO 4 FT
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$


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