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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
259 PM CST THU FEB 4 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES STRETCHES FROM ONTARIO
SOUTH THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY...AND WILL SLOWLY SLIDE EAST AND
WEAKEN OVERNIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER
THE DAKOTAS EARLY FRIDAY AND THEN ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY DEEPENING TO 29.7 INCHES SATURDAY NIGHT OVER
QUEBEC. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES WILL DROP ACROSS THE CANADIAN
PRAIRIES AND MOVE OVER NORTHERN MINNESOTA SUNDAY...THEN ACROSS
LAKE MICHIGAN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-050415-
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-
259 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHANCE
OF SNOW AND SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING EAST 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-050415-
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-
259 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONLLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT.

$$

LMZ761-050415-
MAFOR 0422/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12520 12620 12730 12620. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12520 12620 12720 12610. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT
AND FRIDAY.

$$


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