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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 AM CST SAT FEB 6 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 ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY WILL HOLD STEADY TODAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES
MOVES FROM JUST NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR EARLY THIS MORNING TO
CENTRAL QUEBEC BY THIS EVENING...DEEPENING TO 29.7 INCHES AS IT
DOES SO. DEEP LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES IS EXPECTED TO MOVE FROM
THE SOUTHERN CANADIAN PRAIRIES EARLY SUNDAY MORNING TO THE MIDDLE
OF LAKE MICHIGAN BY LATER MONDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL THEN EASE
ITS WAY TO NEAR LAKE HURON BY LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TO THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES BY TUESDAY EVENING. MEANWHILE...AN AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE NEAR 30.4 INCHES WILL BUILD SOUTHWARD OVER THE UPPER
MIDWEST ON TUESDAY.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-061615-
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-
255 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATE IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY DURING THE NIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-061615-
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-
255 AM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY DURING THE NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

LMZ761-061615-
MAFOR 0610/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12540 14530 12540. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING BACK TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 15530 11530 11540. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TODAY BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT.

$$

MTF


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