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FZUS63 KLOT 281357
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
857 AM CDT SUN AUG 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...A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER
EASTERN ONTARIO WILL MOVE TO QUEBEC TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2
INCHES WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE TODAY AND PERSIST INTO THE DAY
MONDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES MOVING EAST ACROSS NORTHERN
ONTARIO ON MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY WILL SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE LAKE ON TUESDAY. LARGE HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.3 INCHES WILL BUILD TOWARDS THE WESTERN LAKES THROUGH MID WEEK
THEN SPREAD TO THE EASTERN LAKES LATE WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-282115-
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-
857 AM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-282115-
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-
857 AM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 10 KT. AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-282115-
MAFOR 2815/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12610 11510 14400 11400. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11803 11800 13100 12200 11210. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$


RODRIGUEZ

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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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