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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
844 PM CDT THU MAY 5 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES STRETCHES FROM THE GREAT
LAKES SOUTHWEST INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT
SOUTH TO THE ARKLATEX ON FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6
INCHES OVER MANITOBA WILL MOVE TO QUEBEC LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...WITH
A TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY SATURDAY.
A 30.0 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES OVER THE
WEEKEND THEN MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. THE HIGH
WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES EJECTS NORTHEAST FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-060915-
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-
844 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KT BY MORNING. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-060915-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
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 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 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-
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-
844 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT BY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO WEST 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-060915-
MAFOR 0603/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11400 11410 15420. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS THIS EVENING
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT FRIDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11900 11500 11510 11520 14420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
TONIGHT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT FRIDAY.

$$

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