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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
855 AM CDT THU MAY 19 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...A 30.2 INCH HIGH WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THEREAFTER...LOW PRESSURE
AROUND 29.4 INCHES WILL SHIFT NORTHEASTWARD FROM SASKATCHEWAN TO
HUDSON BAY EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE A SLIGHTLY WEAKER 29.5 INCH LOW
MOVES FROM THE HIGH PLAINS TO ONTARIO MONDAY. THIS LOW WILL MERGE
WITH THE HUDSON BAY LOW MONDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-192130-
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-
855 AM CDT THU MAY 19 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AND
BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO SOUTH. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-192130-
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-
855 AM CDT THU MAY 19 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 10
TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-192130-
MAFOR 1915/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14410 12400 12500. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11900 12410 19900 14300 11300. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

RC



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