Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
253 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average 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.

LMZ740>742-250430-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
253 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southeast to 30 kt by
mid evening, then becoming southwest gales to 35 kt late. Slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Rain decreasing overnight.
Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.SUNDAY...West gales to 40 kt becoming southwest to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Mostly clear. Waves
1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.


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LMZ743>745-250430-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
253 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 25 kt through early evening becoming southeast
to 30 kt mid evening, then becoming southwest gales to 35 kt
overnight. Rain likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening, then rain decreasing after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft
building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding
to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Waves
1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.


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