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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
845 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

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 of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

.SYNOPSIS....A large area of high pressure averaging 30.3 inches
extending along the Eastern Seaboard...will move off the coast
today. Low pressure of 29.7 inches over Lake Superior will move
to southeastern Quebec tonight as it deepens to 29.4 inches. A
trailing cold front will move across the lake today. A fast moving
ridge of high pressure of 30.3 inches will cross the lake
Thursday. Low pressure of 29.2 inches will move across central
Lake Michigan early Saturday morning.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-152245-
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-
845 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds to 30 kt veering to northwest. Rain.
Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt increasing to 40 kt. Rain
showers likely in the evening...then chance of rain showers
overnight. Waves building to 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.THURSDAY...North gales to 35 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt veering to southeast to
30 kt overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRIDAY...South gales to 35 kt increasing to gales to 40 kt. Rain
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to
13 ft building to 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming west 10 to 20 kt
overnight. Rain showers. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft
subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt.
Chance of rain showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft
building to 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow showers. Waves
6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-152245-
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-
845 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 kt veering to west. Rain
showers through mid morning...then chance of rain showers this
afternoon. Waves 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft subsiding to
5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 kt becoming northwest gales to 40 kt.
Rain showers likely. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft
building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.
.THURSDAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming north 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south to 30 kt
overnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to
5 ft.
.FRIDAY...South gales to 35 kt. Chance of rain showers in the
afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft building to
8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest 15 to
25 kt. Rain showers. Waves 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft
subsiding to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to
35 kt. Rain showers likely. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft
building to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow showers. Waves
7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft.

$$
LMZ761-152245-
MAFOR 1516/
MICHIGAN NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11446 11536 11746 11756
13750 11850. Chance of rain showers after midnight tonight. Waves
8 to 12 feet occasionally to 16 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 12 feet today. Waves building to 8 to 12 feet
occasionally to 16 feet tonight. Waves 8 to 12 feet occasionally
to 16 feet Thursday morning.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11546 12640 11656 13756
11750. Chance of showers this afternoon. Waves 8 to 11 feet
occasionally to 14 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to
10 feet today. Waves 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet
building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet tonight. Waves
10 to 14 feet occasionally to 18 feet Thursday morning.

$$

BMD

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