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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
850 PM CST SUN FEB 7 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER LAKE SUPERIOR WILL
TRACK SOUTHEAST TO FAR NORTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN BY MORNING...WEAKENING
TO 29.6 INCHES AND REACHING LAKE SAINT CLAIR BY EVENING. THE LOW
WILL THEN DRIFT SLOWLY EAST ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES THROUGH
TUESDAY AND ACROSS NEW ENGLAND BY EARLY WEDNESDAY. FARTHER
WEST...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6 INCHES WILL SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST
FROM CENTRAL CANADA. THE RIDGE WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE UPPER AND
MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...AS ANOTHER LOW
OF 30.1 DEVELOPS OVER SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND DROPS SOUTHEAST ACROSS
THE EASTERN LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-081045-
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-
850 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 10 KT. SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT DURING THE AFTERNOON AND TO 30 KT LATE.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS.
FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-081045-
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-
850 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT. SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. SNOW SHOWERS
DEVELOPING. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE
GUSTS. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY LIKELY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-081045-
MAFOR 0804/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11520 11510 12507 11727 11737 11747 22847. WAVES 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT BY MONDAY
MORNING THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11630 11620 11617 12627 12727 11737. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY MORNING THEN BUILDING AGAIN TO 2 TO 4 FT MONDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

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