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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
253 PM CST WED FEB 3 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES NORTHEAST OF LAKE HURON
WILL MOVE INTO QUEBEC THIS EVENING. A RIDGE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL
MOVE EAST ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY A WEAK 30.0
INCH TROUGH THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THURSDAY NIGHT.
ANOTHER RIDGE OF 30.4 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY
INTO FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK TROUGH OF 30.1 INCHES
SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN
MANITOBA SATURDAY NIGHT AND THEN DROP ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN SUNDAY
NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-040300-
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-
253 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT SHIFTING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-040300-
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-
253 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-040300-
MAFOR 0322/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12740 11730 13720 12610. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12740 12730 11720 13620. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THURSDAY.

$$



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