Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
246 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

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>742-090500-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
246 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west 15 to 20 kt
late. Snow likely beginning mid to late evening, then snow after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft late.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow showers
in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft building to
6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming west 10 to
20 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt becoming west 10 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to
3 ft in the afternoon.

$$

LMZ743>745-090500-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
246 PM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 kt. Chance of snow in the evening,
then snow after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft increasing to 3 to 5
ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt
from mid morning on. Occasional snow showers. Waves 8 to 11 ft
occasionally to 14 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18
ft in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming west 15 to 20
kt after midnight. Slight chance of snow in the evening. Waves 10
to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.

$$

KMD



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