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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 PM CDT THU SEP 25 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...SPRAWLING HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES EXTENDS
FROM NEW ENGLAND WESTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES AND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WEAKENING ONLY SLIGHTLY DURING THAT TIME. A
LOW PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
SOUTHWARD OVER THE NORTHERN PART OF THE LAKE ON MONDAY. THIS IS
EXPECTED TO EASE SOUTHWARD THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE
WEAKENING...ALLOWING WINDS TO TURN SOUTHERLY BY MIDWEEK.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-260345-
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-
245 PM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH ON MONDAY
NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-260345-
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-
245 PM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST BY MID
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 KT
ON MONDAY NIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-260345-
MAFOR 2521/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13900 14400 11900. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12900 12200 13300 11900. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

MTF






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