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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
257 AM CST MON FEB 1 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES OVER SOUTHWEST QUEBEC WILL
CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN
MARTIMES TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE TODAY. A
DEEPER LOW PRESSURE...LIKELY AROUND 29.3 INCHES...WILL MOVE TO THE
GREAT LAKES REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE SHIFTING
NORTHEAST THROUGH QUEBEC WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
AROUND 30.4 INCHES WILL FILL IN BEHIND THIS LOW THURSDAY...THEN
SHIFT EAST OF THE LAKE ON FRIDAY. A WEAKER LOW OF 29.7 INCHES WILL
PASS NORTH OF THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-011615-
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-
257 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT TURNING NORTHWEST THIS
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. RAIN...SNOW...WITH A CHANCE OF SLEET IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-011615-
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-
257 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST LESS THAN
10 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN VARIABLE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE MORNING... THEN RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT VEERING TO WEST. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-011615-
MAFOR 0110/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11620 11720 11710 11700 11900 12400 11300. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11710 11610 12600 11900 11300 11200 11210. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.

$$

KMD



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