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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
250 AM CDT WED MAY 25 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...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH TO CENTRAL PORTIONS OF
THE LAKE TODAY AND BECOME STATIONARY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES
WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY TO WESTERN ONTARIO
THURSDAY EVENING. THIS WILL LIFT THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY BACK NORTH
AS A WARM FRONT. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT AND MOVE NORTHEAST TO THE UPPER
MIDWEST OR WESTERN LAKES REGION SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AND
THEN INTO ONTARIO SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-251400-
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-
250 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. AREAS OF
FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-251400-
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-
250 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. AREAS OF
FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS OF
FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-251400-
MAFOR 2509/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12110 12120 13229 11329. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12410 12310 13329 11420. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.

$$



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