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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
250 PM CDT WED APR 16 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 30.5 INCHES IS CENTERED ACROSS NEW
ENGLAND THIS AFTERNOON...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES LIES
OVER THE MIDDLE MISSOURI VALLEY. THIS LOW WILL LIFT TO WISCONSIN
TONIGHT AND TO NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN THURSDAY AFTERNOON...FILLING
TO 30.1 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES WILL BUILD OVER
MANITOBA WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN SHIFT TO HUDSON BAY BY SATURDAY
WITH RIDGING EXTENDING OVER LAKE MICHIGAN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-170400-
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-
250 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT THIS
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN THIS EVENING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT.
SNOW LIKELY OR CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN
OR SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT DURING
THE DAY...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT SUNDAY NIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-170400-
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-
250 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THIS
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTH. CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT FROM LATE EVENING ON.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KT
SUNDAY NIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT SUNDAY NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-170400-
MAFOR 1621/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12330 11330 19340 13347 11337 11430. CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14340 11340 13430. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW TONIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT THURSDAY.

$$

KJB






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