Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
406 AM CST Thu Jan 11 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>742-111630-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
406 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...South winds to 30 kt through mid day becoming southwest
20 to 25 kt in the early afternoon and then west to 30 kt late.
Occasional gale force gusts to 35 kt this morning. Areas of fog in
the morning. periods of rain through the day. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming gales to 35 kt after
midnight and shifting north late. Periods of rain with possible
freezing rain and sleet likely in the evening. Chance of snow
through the night. Freezing spray after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray through the day.
Chance of snow showers through the day. Waves 8 to 12 ft
occasionally to 16 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray. Snow
showers likely. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.

$$

LMZ743>745-111630-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
406 AM CST Thu Jan 11 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds to 30 kt becoming southwest 20 to 25 kt in
the mid afternoon. Occasional gale force gusts to 35 kt this
morning. Areas of fog in the morning. periods of rain through the
day. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt
after midnight and shifting north late. Periods of rain, light
freezing rain and light sleet likely in the evening, then chance
of snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft building to 8 to 11 ft
occasionally to 14 ft.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 35 kt. Slight chance of snow showers in
the morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves
Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 kt. Snow showers likely. Waves
Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft.

$$

RC



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