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FZUS63 KLOT 290155
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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 CENTERED OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY WILL MOVE TO THE SOUTHEAST U.S. SUNDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM SOUTHERN MANITOBA OVERNIGHT TO NEAR
JAMES BAY BY SUNDAY EVENING AS IT DEEPENS TO 29.3 INCHES. A
TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE SUNDAY AFTERNOON
INTO EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. A WEAK RIDGE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL
MOVE OVER THE LAKE MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE LOW PRESSURE AROUND
29.7 INCHES MOVES ACROSS THE LAKE TUESDAY MORNING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-290800-
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 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT AND TO GALES TO 35 KT TOWARD MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 13 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 45 KT INCREASING TO STORM FORCE
WINDS TO 50 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO GALES TO 35
KT LATE. RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 20 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO
SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-290800-
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 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 40 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 45 KT...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
SHOWERS. CHANCE OF SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT SUBSIDING TO 6
TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

&&STORM
LMZ761-290800-
MAFOR 2904/
MICHIGAN NORTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11540 11550
11567 12577 11567 11640. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT AND TO 12
TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11420 11430 11440
11457 12466 11556 11640. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT AND TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 20 FT SUNDAY.

$$


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