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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 AM CDT SAT JUL 19 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.3 INCHES CENTERED OVER NEW ENGLAND
WILL DRIFT OFF THE EAST COAST TODAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4
INCHES OVER EASTERN MANITOBA AND WESTERN ONTARIO MOVES TO HUDSON BAY
BY THIS EVENING. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.4 INCHES OVER
ALBERTA WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO HUDSON BAY BY MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE
MOVEMENT OF THESE SYSTEMS WILL RESULT IN A GRADUALLY INTENSIFYING
PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
LEADING TO A PERSISTENT SOUTHERLY FLOW OF WIND. LOW PRESSURE MAY
THEN BRING A FRONT DOWN THE LAKE INTO WEDNESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-191545-
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-
245 AM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25
KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.


$$

LMZ567-669-671-673-868-870-872-874-191545-
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 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-
245 AM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH TO WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-675-777-779-876-878-191545-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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 AM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE...THEN
BECOMING EAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO SOUTH. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-191545-
MAFOR 1909/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14420 14410. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12300 12900 12200 11300 11400. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.

$$

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