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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
854 AM CDT MON MAY 2 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES LIES OVER OHIO AND WILL
MOVE TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TUESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES STRETCHES FROM MINNESOTA TO ONTARIO AND WILL
MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW OF
29.6 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM HUDSON BAY TONIGHT TO THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES WEDNESDAY...WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH ACROSS LAKE
MICHIGAN TUESDAY NIGHT. A RIDGE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL SPAN THE
PLAINS AND CANADIAN PRAIRIES WEDNESDAY...AND MOVE OVER LAKE
MICHIGAN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-022130-
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-
854 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10
KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-022130-
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-
854 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-022130-
MAFOR 0215/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11810 11900 12900 12510 12620. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11120 11810 12800 12700 12600. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

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