Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
655 PM CDT THU MAR 23 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>742-240315-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
655 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
THIS EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH
THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
655 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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