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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
244 PM CDT SAT APR 23 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...A BROAD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.3 INCHES
STRETCHES FROM WESTERN QUEBEC THROUGH THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES AND
SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST THROUGH
SUNDAY. A 29.3 INCH LOW FORMS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY
MORNING AND WEAKENS TO 29.6 INCHES AS IT PASSES OVER THE FAR
SOUTHERN END OF THE LAKE MONDAY EVENING. ANOTHER LOW FORMS OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS WEDNESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-240315-
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-
244 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-240315-
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-
244 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-240315-
MAFOR 2321/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12210 12310 11320 13336. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11100 12210 12320 13430. CHANCE OF SHOWERS SUNDAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUNDAY.

$$


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