Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
304 AM CST Sat Jan 13 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>742-131645-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
304 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 kt early, gradually diminishing
to 10 to 15 kt this afternoon. Partly cloudy with a few flurries
early, then becoming mostly sunny. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally
to 10 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft late.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to
3 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 15 to 25 kt
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to
4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Snow. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-131645-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
304 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt early, gradually diminishing
to 15 to 20 kt this afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the
morning. chance of snow showers through the day. Waves 8 to 12 ft
occasionally to 16 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8
ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to
4 ft after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft
subsiding to 1 to ft in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 kt. Snow likely in the
evening, then snow after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$



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