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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
251 PM CDT THU JUL 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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN
LAKES REGION WILL REMAIN STATIONARY THROUGH FRIDAY AND THEN
MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE EASTERN LAKES SATURDAY NIGHT. A WEAK
COLD FRONT OVER SOUTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE LAKE WILL SLOWLY
SAG SOUTH OF THE LAKE FRIDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1
INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN LAKES WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE
WESTERN LAKES SUNDAY AND THEN SHIFT EAST MONDAY. A LARGE TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS EARLY
TO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-290200-
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-
251 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20
KT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10
TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-290200-
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-
251 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25
KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-290200-
MAFOR 2821/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12830 12130 14120. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13130 13230 12130. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$


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