Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
939 AM CST Sat Dec 9 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>742-092230-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
939 AM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6
to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft building to 7 to 10 ft occasionally
to 13 ft late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming west 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 4 to
6 ft occasionally to 8 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt becoming west 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest
after midnight. Slight chance of snow showers after midnight.
Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

LMZ743>745-092230-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
939 AM CST Sat Dec 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest gales to 45 kt. Snow showers. Waves 10
to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft building to 12 to 16 ft
occasionally to 21 ft late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt decreasing through the
evening, then becomin west winds 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 10 to 20 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west after
midnight. Slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves
1 to 3 ft.

$$

KMD



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