Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
846 PM CST Thu Feb 15 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>742-161030-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
846 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15
to 20 kt after midnight. Slight chance of snow after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt becoming west 5 to 10 kt.
Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt increasing to 10 to
15 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Snow and rain likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-161030-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
846 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 10 kt increasing to 15 to
20 kt overnight. Slight chance of rain in the evening. Slight
chance of snow after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to
3 ft late.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Slight chance of snow in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming south after
midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Snow and rain likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
KJB



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