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FZUS63 KLOT 261449
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
849 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

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 29.5 INCHES OFF THE MID ATLANTIC WILL
QUICKLY MOVE OUT TO SEA TODAY. MEANWHILE...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.8 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST TONIGHT AND INTO
THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE CENTER OF THE
HIGH WILL SETTLE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SATURDAY....AND THEN CONTINUE
EAST OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST SUNDAY. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...WITH AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING
ACROSS THE LAKE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANOTHER HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.6 INCHES IS EXPECTED TO BUILD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS AND UPPER MISSOURI VALLEY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-563-262245-
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 ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
849 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO EXTENSIVE ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LMZ080-366-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-
878-262245-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
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 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-
849 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
LMZ761-262245-
MAFOR 2616/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12830 11820 12710 12610 11620.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 15837 12720. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TODAY...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

KREIN






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