Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
301 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

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 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.

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WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
301 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
THIS EVENING...THEN SHIFTING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY EARLY
AFTERNOON AND TO NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN OR SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING 15 TO 25 KT
OVERNIGHT. SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
301 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
THIS EVENING...THEN SHIFTING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE
OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY LATE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT DURING THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT. SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$






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