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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
841 PM CDT Tue Sep 12 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...A ridge of high pressure averaging 29.9 inches
stretches across the Great Lakes and New England this evening. Low
pressure of 29.7 inches over the Tennessee Valley will meander
across the mid Mississippi Valley tonight and tomorrow while it
fills. Another low of 29.6 inches will form over the central Great
Plains Wednesday and persist over the region through the end of
the week. The low will lift Lake Superior Sunday while a trailing
cold front sweeps across Lake Michigan.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-130945-
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-
841 PM CDT Tue Sep 12 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Waves 1 ft or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 kt becoming variable. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest. Waves 3 to
5 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-130945-
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-
841 PM CDT Tue Sep 12 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 20 kt becoming east 10 to
15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 kt veering to
southwest. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt in
the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 2 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south. Waves
2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 3 to 5 ft.

$$
LMZ761-130945-
MAFOR 1303/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13900 12400 12900 11300. Waves 1 foot or less
tonight. Waves 1 to 2 feet Wednesday. Waves 1 foot or less
Wednesday evening.


MICHIGAN SOUTH 11110 15210 11300. Waves 1 to 2 feet tonight and
Wednesday. Waves 1 foot or less Wednesday evening.


$$


JEE

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