Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
905 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 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>742-242130-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
905 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT
LATE THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE...MAINLY ALONG THE
COOK COUNTY SHORE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ743>745-242130-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
905 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT BY
LATE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

MTF


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