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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
250 AM CST THU JAN 22 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS
AND UPPER MIDWEST WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES TODAY...AND THEN CONTINUE SOUTHEAST TO THE MID MISSISSIPPI
AND OHIO VALLEYS TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OF
29.5 INCHES WILL MOVE EASTWARD FROM NORTHERN MANITOBA TO EASTERN
ONTARIO ON FRIDAY...AND THEN CONTINUE EAST TO QUEBEC FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY WHILE DRAGGING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE. ANOTHER
QUICK MOVING LOW PRESSURE AROUND 29.4 INCHES WILL THEN APPROACH
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM THE NORTHWEST BY SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-221700-
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-
250 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-221700-
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-
250 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO WEST 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ761-221700-
MAFOR 2210/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
12710 11610 11520 11530 12540 11550. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 8
TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT OVERNIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11720 11710 11700 12610 11520 12530. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT.

$$

RODRIGUEZ






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