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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
834 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

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 29.2 INCHES NEAR JAMES BAY WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST TO NORTHERN QUEBEC THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2
WILL BUILD EAST FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS THIS MORNING INTO THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY THURSDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL
MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE PLAINS AND INTO THE MID MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY ON THURSDAY. ANOTHER...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES WILL
THEN QUICKLY MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY...BEFORE STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.6
INCHES QUICKLY BUILDS IN BEHIND THIS SYSTEM.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-292145-
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-
834 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING TO NORTH GALES
TO 40 KT LATE. SHOWERS DEVELOPING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES TO 45 KT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO WINDS TO 30 KT
LATE IN THE EVENING. THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT OVERNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-292145-
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-
834 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST AND DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS ENDING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH GALES 45 KT. RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 24 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
14 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
LMZ761-292145-
MAFOR 2915/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11640 12730 11820 11810 12710 11600. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT THIS AFTERNOON...SUBSIDING FURTHER TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12640 13730 11720 11710 11610. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING FURTHER TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

$$

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