Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
914 AM CDT WED MAY 17 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>742-172200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
914 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING TO 30 KT BY LATE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

LMZ743>745-172200-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
914 AM CDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KT BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH GALES TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO AROUND 25 KT BY
LATE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

BMD



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