Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
923 AM CST FRI FEB 24 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.

LMZ740-242200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
923 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ741>744-242200-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
923 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ745-242200-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
923 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST LATE.
PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY OVERNIGHT THEN SNOW LIKELY
LATE. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO
8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$


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