Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
304 PM CDT THU MAR 26 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>743-270415-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
304 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EARLY...BECOMING NORTH
AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ744-745-270415-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
304 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EARLY BECOMING NORTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BY MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A FEW FLURRIES IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

RATZER


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