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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
850 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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 LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE
COUNTRY THIS WEEK WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES OVER HUDSON
BAY EXITS TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...WHILE
ADDITIONAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS STAY NORTHWEST OF THE REGION.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-020930-
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-
850 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KT LATE. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NORTH BY
LATE MORNING...AND THEN VARIABLE BY EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO EAST.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-020930-
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-
850 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS THAN
10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-020930-
MAFOR 0203/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12523 19529 11603 11700 11800 13900. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT WEDNESDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11413 12513 12610 12500 11400. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

MTF


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