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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
246 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES CENTERED OVER THE LOWER
GREAT LAKES AND THE UPPER OHIO RIVER VALLEY WILL DRIFT INTO NEW
ENGLAND AND THE MID ATLANTIC STATES TODAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5
INCHES OVER SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TO HUDSON
BAY BY THIS EVENING THOUGH IT WILL DEEPEN TO AROUND 29.4 INCHES BY
AFTERNOON...THEN WEAKEN SLIGHTLY. HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING WILL
REMAIN ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN INTO SATURDAY WITH ANOTHER AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPING IN THE LEE OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES AND MOVING
NORTHEASTWARD LATER SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-181545-
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-
246 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.



$$

LMZ567-669-671-673-868-870-872-874-181545-
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-
246 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-675-777-779-876-878-181545-
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-
246 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AND
BECOMING EAST THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.


$$

LMZ761-181545-
MAFOR 1809/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12520 13420 13820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT THIS AFTERNOON THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT THIS EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12410 13310 19210 13300. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

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