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FZUS63 KLOT 140740
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
240 AM CDT MON APR 14 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 29.4 INCHES LIES OVER NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL TRANSLATE EAST ACROSS FAR
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BY AROUND DAYBREAK. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN TO
29.2 INCHES AS IT LIFTS ACROSS QUEBEC MONDAY. MEANWHILE...HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE PLAINS MONDAY...AND
MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.5 INCHES
WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY
WITH TROUGHING EXTENDING TO THE NORTHEAST WHICH WILL MOVE OVER
LAKE MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.9 INCHES WILL THEN LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MIDWEST OVER THE
WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-141530-
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-
240 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

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

.TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT EASING TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
RAIN OR SNOW THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10
KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13
FT FROM LATE MORNING ON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ567-669-671-673-868-870-872-874-141530-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
240 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH TO WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI

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

.TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT EASING TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
RAIN OR SNOW THROUGH MID MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
FROM LATE MORNING ON. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ080-675-777-779-876-878-141530-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
240 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI SOUTH

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH GALES TO 40 KT EARLY
THIS MORNING...THEN EASING TO 30 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN AND
PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT FROM LATE EVENING ON.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-141530-
MAFOR 1409/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13857 11850 11840
13830. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT
TODAY SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.


MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11446 12857 11850 14840.
PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT TODAY SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT.

$$

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