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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
253 PM 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.8 INCHES OVER SOUTHWEST QUEBEC WILL
CONTINUE TO PULL AWAY TO THE EAST THIS EVENING...WITH A TRAILING
COLD FRONT SAGGING ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES OVERNIGHT. DEEPER LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES OVER SASKATCHEWAN WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST
ALONG THE STALLED FRONT...FILLING TO 29.6 INCHES AND REACHING
WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE TO
TRACK SOUTHEAST ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY
MONDAY...WEAKENING TO 29.7 INCHES AS IT SLOWS OVER THE CENTRAL AND
EASTERN LAKES MONDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL THEN DRIFT SLOWLY EAST
ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES AND NEW ENGLAND THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WHILE
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING OF 30.5 INCHES DEVELOPS SLOWLY SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND WEAKENS TO 30.3 INCHES.


LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-070415-
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-
253 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 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.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-070415-
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-
253 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY . WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-070415-
MAFOR 0622/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11520 11530 14540 12530. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN SUNDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11520 12530 14540 11530. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUNDAY.

$$

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