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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 AM CST TUE FEB 9 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 LAKE ONTARIO WILL REACH NEW
ENGLAND THIS EVENING AND THEN MERGE WITH A DEEPER LOW JUST OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.5 INCHES STRETCHING FROM THE HIGH PLAINS INTO THE NORTHWEST
CANADIAN TERRITORIES SLOWLY BUILDS EASTWARD...BECOMING CENTERED
OVER IOWA THURSDAY AND THEN OVER THE MID ATLANTIC COAST FRIDAY. A
30.1 INCH LOW FORMS OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT
AND REACHES NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.9
INCHES BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY AND MOVES OVER THE
LAKE SATURDAY EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-868-870-091615-
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-
255 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT.
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. FREEZING
SPRAY. OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 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. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-091615-
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-
255 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI SOUTH

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. 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...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$

LMZ761-091615-
MAFOR 0910/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12747 15857. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT TODAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...14747 11747 13747 19757. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TODAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13
FT TONIGHT.

$$


JEE


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