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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
851 PM CDT WED SEP 10 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 29.3 INCHES OVER NORTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN EARLY THIS EVENING WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN QUEBEC THURSDAY
MORNING...WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.2 INCHES. A LARGE AND EXPANSIVE
AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER THE PLAINS
AND UPPER MIDWEST BEHIND THE LOW ON THURSDAY. THIS HIGH WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION THIS WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-110945-
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-
851 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTH AND EASING TO
35 KT GALES OVERNIGHT. A FEW GUSTS TO 45 KT THIS EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.


$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-110945-
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-
851 PM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH LATE.
OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 14 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO SOUTH.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-110945-
MAFOR 1103/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11750 19760 12850 11840
19850 11840 13830. CHANCE OF SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18
FT TONIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT THURSDAY
EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...11740 19750 11740 13740 19840 12830 11130. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
THURSDAY EVENING.

$$

MDB




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