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FZUS63 KLOT 271347
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
847 AM CDT THU AUG 27 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 30.2 INCH HIGH CENTERED OVER THE WESTERN GREAT
LAKES WILL SHIFT TO OVER THE NORTHERN ATLANTIC COAST FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE A 29.8 INCH LOW OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL
DEEPEN TO 29.7 INCHES AS IT MOVES OVER IOWA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
THEN PASSES OVER CENTRAL LAKE MICHIGAN SATURDAY. THE LOW
DISSIPATES OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES SUNDAY. BROAD HIGH
PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES REMAINS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
THROUGH NEXT WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-272130-
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-
847 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-272130-
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-
847 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO NORTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$
LMZ761-272130-
MAFOR 2715/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11200 11410 12420 14520. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11500 11410 12420 12410 12400. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$


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