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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
239 PM CST THU NOV 27 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 30.6 INCHES STRETCHED FROM WESTERN
ONTARIO TO THE LOUISIANA COAST WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST AND STRETCH FROM
EASTERN ONTARIO TO THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE GULF COAST BY FRIDAY
MORNING. LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.5 INCHES WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
NORTHERN ROCKIES AND TRACK ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.8 INCHES WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS
SUNDAY NIGHT AND BE SQUARELY ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN BY MONDAY NIGHT.
LOW PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO TRACK WELL NORTH OF THE AREA BUT
LEAD TO A PERIOD OF STRONGER NORTHWESTERLY WINDS LATER SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-280515-
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-
239 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

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


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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-280515-
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-
239 PM CST THU NOV 27 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING 10 TO 15 KT
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5
TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ761-280515-
MAFOR 2722/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11730 11720 19730 11710 11610 11510 12520 11420.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11730 19740 11730 11720 11610 11510 11520 11430
11440. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

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