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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
849 PM CDT FRI APR 22 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...A BROAD 29.8 INCH LOW STRETCHING FROM SOUTHERN QUEBEC
THROUGH THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL SPREAD OVER THE EAST COAST
TONIGHT...AS A 30.3 INCH HIGH BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT AND SHIFTS EAST SATURDAY NIGHT. A WEAKENING LOW PASSES
OVER THE FAR SOUTHERN END OF THE LAKE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-230930-
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-
849 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 15 TO 25 KT.
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-230930-
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-
849 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE EVENING AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO WEST. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-230930-
MAFOR 2303/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11820 12110 14200 11200. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11830 12120 12110 12210 11200. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SATURDAY
EVENING.

$$

BMD



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