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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES ACROSS
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT
SOUTHEAST AWAY FROM THE GREAT LAKES REGION AND BECOME CENTERED
OVER THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION THIS EVENING. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.1
INCHES OVER MANITOBA WILL SLIDE EAST ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO THIS
EVENING AND DEEPEN TO AROUND 28.8 INCHES BEFORE MOVING INTO
NORTHERN QUEBEC THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL TRAIL THIS LOW AND
CROSS LAKE MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL
MOVE OVER THE LAKE INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE A LOW OF AROUND 29.8
INCHES MOVES ACROSS CENTRAL ONTARIO LATER FRIDAY. ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION LATER IN THE WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-100330-
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-
251 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 T0 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-100330-
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-
251 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH MID MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
14 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-100330-
MAFOR 0921/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11520 11530 12540 12636 12620. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11520 11530 12540 12530 12636. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
THURSDAY.

$$

BEACHLER




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