Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
245 PM CST Wed Feb 14 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>742-150415-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
245 PM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Areas of fog.
slight chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 5 to 10 kt
in the afternoon. Areas of fog. chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or
less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of
rain in the evening. Slight chance of snow through the night.
Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-150415-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
245 PM CST Wed Feb 14 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest.
Areas of fog. slight chance of rain. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Areas of fog through the
day. chance of rain in the morning. Rain in the afternoon. Waves
2 ft or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of rain in
the evening. Chance of snow through the night. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft after midnight. A
small craft advisory will likely be needed.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
in the afternoon. Slight chance of snow in the morning. Waves
5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft in the afternoon.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

KJB


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