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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
249 PM CDT SAT APR 30 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE
LAKES THROUGH TONIGHT. MEANWHILE AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6
INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL LIFT NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND
EVENTUALLY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS EARLY SUNDAY WHILE
FILLING TO 29.8 INCHES. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE UPPER
OHIO VALLEY BY LATE SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL THEN
SETTLE ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION ON
MONDAY. THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL WEAKEN TO 30.0 INCHES ON
TUESDAY WHILE PUSHING SOUTH INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS ONTARIO INTO SOUTHWEST
QUEBEC TUESDAY NIGHT...AS A TRAILING COLD FRONT PUSHES SOUTH
ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-010330-
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-
249 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-010330-
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-
249 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.

$$

LMZ761-010330-
MAFOR 3021/
MICHIGAN NORTH 15130 12130. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12136 14130 12830. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$


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