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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
853 AM CDT THU AUG 28 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN LAKES
WILL MOVE EAST TO NEW ENGLAND THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING 29.7 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN PLAINS WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST TO MINNESOTA AND IOWA FRIDAY...THEN WILL
CONSOLIDATE INTO A LOW THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A WEAK TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH
ACROSS THE LAKE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THIS FRONT WILL LIFT
BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT...AS STRONGER LOW PRESSURE
MOVES ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES AND ONTARIO SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-282145-
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-
853 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20
KT OVERNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT TOWARD MORNING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KT SUNDAY NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-282145-
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-
853 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25
KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING
NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST SUNDAY
EVENING...THEN SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT BY MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$
LMZ761-282145-
MAFOR 2815/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14200 11310 11329 12339. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY LATE TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 2
FT THIS AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE TONIGHT AND TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT FRIDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12210 13210 11329 11339 11430. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
FRIDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT FRIDAY MORNING.

$$

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