Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
339 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average 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.

LMZ740>742-241615-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
339 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt
this morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft
building to 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds to 30 kt with a few gale force gusts to
35 kt possible becoming southwest gales to 35 kt late. Rain and
slight chance of thunderstorms, ending late. Waves 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt easing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt gradually diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft
or less after midnight.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-241615-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
339 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt
this morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft
building to 2 to 4 ft late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 kt becoming southwest gales
to 35 kt after midnight. Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms,
ending late. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally
to 8 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 15 kt.
Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

- Izzi


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