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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
254 PM CST TUE FEB 2 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 AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES STRETCHES FROM
MANITOBA TO QUEBEC THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES
OVER NORTHEAST KANSAS WILL LIFT ACROSS THE MIDDLE PORTIONS OF
LAKE MICHIGAN AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THEN CONTINUE NORTHEAST
ACROSS QUEBEC WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A 30.4 INCH HIGH OVER THE
HIGH PLAINS EARLY THURSDAY WILL SPREAD EAST TO THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST SATURDAY. MEANWHILE...A WEAK TROUGH OF 30.0 INCHES WILL
MOVE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK
TROUGH ON SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES SATURDAY NIGHT AND PASS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN
MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-030300-
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-
254 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST AND DIMINISHING
TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT AND TO 15 TO 25 KT BY MORNING. AREAS OF
FOG. RAIN...CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THIS
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-030300-
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-
254 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT THIS
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT
THEN SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
RAIN THIS EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES
7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-030300-
MAFOR 0222/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12257 11157 11140
11130 11837 12747. AREAS OF FOG TONIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT WEDNESDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11256 11246 11330
11520 11530 13640. AREAS OF FOG TONIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN THIS
EVENING AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT WEDNESDAY.

$$


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