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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
240 AM CDT MON MAY 2 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 29.9 INCHES LIES OVER OHIO EARLY THIS
MORNING AND WILL MOVE TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TUESDAY. A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES STRETCHES FROM MINNESOTA TO
ONTARIO AND WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM HUDSON BAY
TONIGHT TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES WEDNESDAY...WITH A COLD FRONT
MOVING SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN TUESDAY NIGHT. A RIDGE OF 30.1
INCHES WILL SPAN THE PLAINS AND CANADIAN PRAIRIES WEDNESDAY...AND
MOVE OVER LAKE MICHIGAN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-021515-
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-
240 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-021515-
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-
240 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-021515-
MAFOR 0209/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13810 14900 11510. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12120 13810 12800 11700. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT.

$$

BMD



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