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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
245 AM CDT FRI APR 29 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 30.3 INCHES IS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
CANADIAN PRAIRIES AND NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION. LOW PRESSURE OF
29.7 INCHES LIES OVER TEXAS AND WILL LIFT TO KANSAS BY
SATURDAY...THEN MOVE EAST ACROSS THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY EARLY
SUNDAY. THE HIGH WILL BUILD SOUTH INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST SUNDAY
THEN SPREAD TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY TUESDAY. MEANWHILE...ANOTHER LOW
OF 29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER HUDSON BAY MONDAY THEN TO QUEBEC ON
WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-291515-
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 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-291515-
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 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-291515-
MAFOR 2909/
MICHIGAN NORTH 16110. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13110 13810 11110 11220. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TODAY
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

$$

BMD



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