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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
233 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

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 of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

.SYNOPSIS...Deep low pressure of 29.0 inches just north of Lake
Superior early this morning...will move to northern Quebec by
tonight. A trailing cold front will move across the lake this
morning. Broad high pressure of 30.4 inches will build across
the central Great Plains tonight and gradually shift to the lower
Mississippi Valley through midweek. A trough of low pressure
averaging 29.7 inches will move across Ontario and the Great
Lakes on Thursday.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-211500-
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-
233 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt becoming west this morning...
then northwest to 30 kt this afternoon. Slight chance of snow
this afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding
to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Slight chance of snow. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest 15 to
25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally
to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest to 30
kt overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.
.FRIDAY...Southwest gales to 40 kt. Chance of rain. Waves
building to 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Chance
of snow and rain. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-211500-
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-
233 AM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt becoming west this morning...
then northwest to 30 kt this afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Slight chance of snow in the evening. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally
to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Waves 4
to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves building to
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds to 30 kt becoming west 10 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest to 30
kt overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt. Chance of rain. Waves 7 to 10
ft occasionally to 13 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Waves
7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.

$$

LMZ761-211500-
MAFOR 2110/
MICHIGAN NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11550 12650 11750
13740 11730. Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding
to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft today. Waves 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9
ft tonight.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11550 12650 14740
11730. Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 7 to
10 ft occasionally to 13 ft today. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally
to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft tonight.

$$

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