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FZUS63 KLOT 280846
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
246 AM CST MON NOV 28 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 28.9 INCH LOW OVER SOUTH DAKOTA WILL WEAKEN TO
29.0 INCHES OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY. ITS COLD
FRONT WILL SLIDE OVER THE LAKE THIS EVENING. A SECOND LOW OF 29.0
INCHES WILL FORM MID-LAKE LATE TONIGHT...WEAKEN TO 29.4 INCHES
OVER LAKE SUPERIOR...AND THEN MERGE WITH THE MAIN LOW TUESDAY
NIGHT. THE MAIN LOW WILL WEAKEN TO 29.5 INCHES OVER MINNESOTA
TUESDAY EVENING...PASS OVER THE GREAT LAKES MID WEEK...AND THEN
REACH QUEBEC THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A 30.3 INCH HIGH WILL SPREAD OVER
THE PLAINS FRIDAY MORNING AND THEN PASS SOUTH OF THE LAKE
SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-281630-
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-
246 AM CST MON NOV 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING SOUTH THIS
MORNING...AND THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-281630-
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-
246 AM CST MON NOV 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO
12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-281630-
MAFOR 2810/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11356 12450 11350 13356
11446. CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
15 FT TODAY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11456 12450 12456 11356
11446 11556. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT TODAY. WAVES 7
TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TONIGHT.

$$


JEE

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