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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
248 PM CDT THU SEP 29 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 29.9 INCH LOW IS OVER THE SOUTHEAST U.S. WHILE A
30.6 INCH HIGH IS CENTERED OVER QUEBEC AND EXTENDS THROUGH ONTARIO
AND THE PLAINS. A SMALL 30.0 INCH LOW FORMS OVER THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY THIS EVENING AND SLOWLY PUSHES NORTH REACHING THE SOUTHERN
MICHIGAN PENINSULA SUNDAY. THE LOW SLOWLY MOVES EAST EARLY NEXT
WEEK ALLOWING A 30.1 INCH HIGH TO MOVE OVER THE LAKE.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-300330-
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-
248 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF WATERSPOUTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-300330-
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-
248 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-300330-
MAFOR 2921/
MICHIGAN NORTH 15130 11130 11140. CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14140 11140 13146. SCATTERED SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$


JEE

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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