Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
300 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 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>743-181515-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
300 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt early
this afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3
ft during the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest 5 to 10 kt
overnight. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
late this evening and overnight. Waves around 1 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming northeast by noon,
and then east around 10 kt in the early afternoon. Sunny. Waves
around 1 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest
after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

LMZ744-745-181515-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
300 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 kt through mid morning easing to 10
to 20 kt by early afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 ft
subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms late this evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft
subsiding to around 1 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming north by early
afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 kt becoming south
by midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 ft or less.

$$

MTF



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