Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
317 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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 HEIGHT 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>743-291630-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
317 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT
LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW THIS MORNING.
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ744-745-291630-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
317 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST BY MID
MORNING AND QUICKLY INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT POSSIBLE. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW THIS MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT LATE.
OCCASIONAL 40 KT GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 16 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

MTF




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