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FZUS63 KLOT 151440
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
840 AM CST MON DEC 15 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 30.1 INCHES ALONG THE EASTERN
SEABOARD WILL SLOWLY MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF
29.5 INCHES MOVES FROM NORTHEASTERN KANSAS THIS MORNING TO
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL
THEN MOVE TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY TUESDAY NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING SLIGHTLY TO 29.7 INCHES. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.5 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHERN CANADA WILL GRADUALLY BUILD INTO THE
UPPER MIDWEST TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN EXPAND INTO
THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...
WEAKENING TO 30.3 INCHES. LOW PRESSURE AROUND 29.8 INCHES WILL
MOVE UP THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY REGION SOMETIME EARLY IN THE
WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-152230-
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-
840 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BACKING EAST AND DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-152230-
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-
840 AM CST MON DEC 15 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT EARLY BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 25 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-152230-
MAFOR 1516/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12435 11426 11416 12316 11206 11126. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG AND DRIZZLE WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG WITH RAIN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT THROUGH TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TUESDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13434 12336 12316 11906. AREAS OF DENSE FOG AND
DRIZZLE WITH CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG
WITH RAIN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TUESDAY
MORNING.

$$

KREIN



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