Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
905 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ643-232300-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
905 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering west late
in the afternoon. Patchy fog late in the morning. patchy drizzle
late in the morning. Waves 3 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet
late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots
veering northwest with gusts to around 20 knots late in the
evening, then veering north after midnight easing to 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering east with gusts
to around 20 knots late in the morning, then becoming east 10 to
15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots early in the afternoon
rising to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in
the afternoon. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to
4 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots veering southeast
15 to 25 knots late in the evening, then veering south after
midnight becoming southwest up to 30 knots early in the morning.
Gusts up to 35 knots increasing to 40 knots early in the morning.
Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through around
midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 8 feet in the late evening and early morning,
then subsiding to 5 to 7 feet early in the morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ644-232300-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
905 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering west late
in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 knots. Patchy fog late in the
morning. patchy drizzle late in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest late in the
evening, then veering north after midnight easing to 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. Waves around
1 foot.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering east with gusts
to around 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then
rising to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in
the afternoon. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to
4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots veering southeast 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots late in the evening, then veering south 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots after midnight veering southwest
15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 40 knots early in the
morning. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms through
around midnight, then rain and snow showers likely after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 8 feet in the late
evening and early morning, then subsiding to 4 to 6 feet early in
the morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ645-232300-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
905 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering west late
in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 knots. Patchy drizzle late in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest late in the
evening, then becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight
becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering east with gusts
to around 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then
rising to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in
the afternoon. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to
4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots veering southeast with gusts to around 30 knots late in
the evening, then veering south 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots after midnight veering southwest 15 to 25 knots
with gusts to around 40 knots early in the morning. Rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms through around midnight, then
rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 8 feet late in the evening, then subsiding to
5 to 7 feet after midnight subsiding to 3 to 5 feet early in the
morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ646-232300-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
905 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering west in
the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 knots. Patchy fog late in the
morning. patchy drizzle late in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest late in the
evening, then becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight
becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy. Waves around 1 foot.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering east with gusts
to around 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then
rising to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in
the afternoon. Slight chance of snow showers through the day.
Chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to
3 to 4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots veering southeast with gusts to around 30 knots late in
the evening, then veering south 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots after midnight veering southwest 15 to 25 knots
with gusts to around 40 knots early in the morning. Rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms through around midnight, then
rain and snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet late in the evening, then subsiding to
4 to 6 feet after midnight subsiding to 3 to 4 feet early in the
morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
See Lake Michigan Open Waters Forecast for Sunday through Tuesday.




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