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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
244 PM CST THU DEC 8 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....SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES EAST OF JAMES
BAY WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST THROUGH QUEBEC TONIGHT. A TRAILING
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS LAKES HURON...ERIE...AND
ONTARIO. HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS...AVERAGING 30.8
INCHES...WILL MOVE EAST TOWARD THE GREAT LAKES BY SATURDAY. LOW
PRESSURE NEAR 29.7 INCHES LOOKS TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
LIFT NORTHEAST ON SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-090415-
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-
244 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-090415-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
244 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-090415-
MAFOR 0822/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12747 12740 11730 13737. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 15747 11730 11737 11637. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
FRIDAY.

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