Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
317 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

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.

LMZ740>742-231630-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
317 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EARLY DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KT LATE THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EARLY INCREASING TO GALES
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING WEST TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST FROM
LATE EVENING ON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ743>745-231630-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
317 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KT
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING WEST TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO EXTENSIVE ICE COVERAGE.

$$

MTF





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