Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...UPDATED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
614 PM CST Wed Dec 13 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>742-140400-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
614 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming north this evening
then diminishing to 30 kt after midnight and to 15 to 25 kt
toward morning. Snow likely. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10
ft.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of snow
in the morning. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding
to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt. A chance of flurries.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt. Slight chance of snow in the
morning, then a chance of flurries in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.

$$

LMZ743>745-140400-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
614 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming north this evening
then diminishing to 30 kt after midnight and to 15 to 25 kt
toward morning. Snow likely. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13
ft.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of snow through
the day. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt. A chance of flurries.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 kt. Chance of snow in the morning,
then a chance of flurries in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft
building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft in the afternoon.

$$



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