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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CST WED FEB 10 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...THE 29.5 INCH LOW OVER NEW YORK THIS MORNING WILL
CONTINUE EAST THROUGH THURSDAY. A 30.3 INCH HIGH IS CENTERED OVER
THE MANITOBA ONTARIO BORDER WHILE A 29.8 INCH LOW IS OVER THE
DAKOTAS. BOTH SYSTEMS DRIFT SOUTHEAST AND WEAKEN THROUGH
THURSDAY. THE HIGH SLIDES SOUTH OF THE LAKE AT 30.4 INCHES WHILE
THE LOW WEAKENS TO 30.1 INCHES OVER TEXAS. A WEAK LOW OF 30.0
INCHES FORMS OVER EASTERN ONTARIO THURSDAY NIGHT...DRAGS A COLD
FRONT DOWN THE LAKE FRIDAY...AND DEEPENS TO 29.8 INCHES AS IT
REACHES NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY EVENING. A LARGE 30.9 INCH HIGH OVER
SOUTH CENTRAL CANADA BUILDS OVER THE PLAINS FRIDAY NIGHT AND
REACHES THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES AT 30.7 INCHES SATURDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-868-870-102300-
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 SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
906 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-102300-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
906 AM CST WED FEB 10 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH. FREEZING
SPRAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-102300-
MAFOR 1016/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13847 14747 11737. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT THURSDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13747 14737 11737. FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TODAY SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TONIGHT AND 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

BMD



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