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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
250 PM CST WED FEB 10 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...THIS AFTERNOON...LOW PRESSURE 29.4 INCHES LIES OVER
NEW ENGLAND WHILE HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OVER THE NORTHWEST
TERRITORIES WITH RIDGING AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES STRETCHING INTO THE
UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THE HIGH WILL BECOME CENTERED OVER THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT 30.4 INCHES THEN
SPREAD TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST FRIDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE
OF 29.9 INCHES WILL FORM OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION
THURSDAY NIGHT AND MOVE TO NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY NIGHT AS A TRAILING
COLD FRONT PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY. STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.9 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CANADIAN
PRAIRIES FRIDAY THEN MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN OVER THE WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-868-870-110415-
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 SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 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-
250 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-110415-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
250 PM CST WED FEB 10 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-110415-
MAFOR 1022/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14747 11747 12737 11627. FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 15737 12727. FREEZING SPRAY TONIGHT. WAVES 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 THURSDAY.

$$

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